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1. a dissertation resulting from original research, esp when submitted by a candidate for a degree or diploma
2. a subject for a discussion or essay
3. an unproved statement, esp one put forward as a premise in an argument
4. Music the downbeat of a bar, as indicated in conducting
5. (in classical prosody) the syllable or part of a metrical foot not receiving the ictus
6. Philosophy the first stage in the Hegelian dialectic, that is challenged by the antithesis



a sheet engraved with a text of a theological or philosophical nature (the thesis proper) accompanied by depictions of the saints or historical personages to whom the thesis was dedicated. Especially popular in the late baroque period, such engravings were also executed in Russia by I. F. Zubov and others in the early 18th century.

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Israr Ahmed, a PhD Education scholar of the SUIT made a presentation of his doctoral thesis on "Exploring New Dimensions in Public Private Partnership in Education" before the public and examiners.
The biggest challenge to completing my doctoral thesis was being regular in my approach.
It is observed that 59% are about counselling and educational guidance (N = 53), 26% of vocational and career guidance (N = 23) and 16% include both aspects in their descriptors (N = 14) taking into account the Doctoral Thesis descriptors resulting.
2009, Doctoral thesis, National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Leiden University Branch.
The present book is based on Garvey's doctoral thesis in the English Department at the University of Sydney, and includes 50 pages of references as well as a generous 90-page bibliography itemising various editions of the 'Barrington' version of the colony.
Written at the Delft University of Technology, this doctoral thesis improves existing instruments for analyzing protein adsorption on solid surfaces, and applies a consistent experimental method to lysozyme, bovine serum albumin, and fibrinogen adsorption onto silica and titania substrates.
The professor, who is also being investigated over a separate allegation relating to his doctoral thesis which he completed at the University of York in 1986, came to Durham in 1998 and specialises in areas of business including risk management, market anomalies and emerging markets.
wrote her doctoral thesis on the representation of gender and sexuality in Iris Murdoch's fiction.
This enlightening study, which began life as a doctoral thesis, seeks to revise the standard picture of the first two Georges.
Hohenwarter is writing her doctoral thesis on "utilization of losses in groups of companies.
In 1903 she presented the discovery of radium in her doctoral thesis.

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