English - Vietnamese Dictionary
thesis /'θi:sis/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ, số nhiều theses
- luận văn, luận án
- to uphold a thesis: bảo vệ một luận án
- luận điểm, luận đề, thuyết
- chính đề
- thesis and antithesis: chính đề và phản đề
+an unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument
+a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree
Advanced English Dictionary
1 argument, theory, proposition, point, contention, belief, idea, premise or premiss, assumption, view, assertion, precept, opinion, notion, theorem, axiom, postulate:
Think how many centuries it took man to come to grips with the thesis that all men are created equal.
1 dramatic, theatrical or theatric, histrionic, acting, performing; Colloq ham, hammy:
His Thespian talents went unnoticed until he appeared as an extra in a James Bond movie.
2 actor, actress, performer, trouper, player; supernumerary; matinée idol, star; Colloq ham:
For many years she was one of the most beloved Thespians who ever trod the boards.
1 ~ (on sth) a long piece of writing completed by a student as part of a university degree, based on their own research: (BrE) a doctoral / PhD thesis + (AmE) a thesis for a master's degree + Students must submit a thesis on an agreed subject within four years.Collocation Dictionary
2 a statement or an opinion that is discussed in a logical way and presented with evidence in order to prove that it is true: These latest findings support the thesis that sexuality is determined by nature rather than choice.
1 part of a university degree
doctoral, MA, Master's, MSc, PhD, etc. | chemistry, geology, etc. | research
VERB + THESIS
work on | complete, do, write (up) | submit | publish
THESIS + NOUN
research, title, topic
She completed an MSc by thesis.
| in a/the ~
research presented in a thesis
| ~ about/on
He's doing a doctoral thesis on the early works of Shostakovich.
2 statement of an idea/a theory
basic, central, main
VERB + THESIS
The results of the experiment support his central thesis.
| disprove | advance
He advanced the thesis that too much choice was burdensome to people.
| challenge, refute
a thesis about the effects of new technology on skills
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