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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
thesis /'θi:sis/
  • 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
Concise Dictionary
+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

Thesaurus 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.
2 See theme, 2, above.
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.
Advanced English Dictionary
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.
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.
Collocation Dictionary

1 part of a university degree


doctoral, MA, Master's, MSc, PhD, etc. | chemistry, geology, etc. | research


work on | complete, do, write (up) | submit | publish


research, title, topic


by ~
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


prove, support
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


~ about
a thesis about the effects of new technology on skills

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