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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
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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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