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noun [countable] thesis pronunciation in British English /ˈθiːsɪs/
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  1. 1
    a long piece of writing that is the final part of an advanced university degree
    thesis on: He wrote a doctoral thesis on the works of Carlo Crivelli.
  2. 2
    formal an idea, opinion, or theory that is used to explain something
    I don’t agree with the central thesis of the article.
    someone’s thesis (is) that: Research confirms her thesis that not all women enjoy shopping.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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