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Formal and academic pieces of writing

thesis

noun

a long piece of writing that is the final part of an advanced university degree

dissertation

noun

a long piece of writing on a particular subject that you do as part of a university degree

essay

noun

a short piece of writing on a particular subject that is published in a book, magazine, or newspaper

monograph

noun

a formal piece of writing, or a short book on a particular subject

meditation

noun

a piece of writing that expresses serious thoughts on a particular subject

paper

noun

a piece of writing or a talk on an academic subject

treatise

noun

a serious book or piece of writing about a particular subject

discussion

noun

a piece of writing about an important or serious subject

critique

noun

a careful written examination of a subject that includes the writer’s opinions

text

noun

a piece of writing such as a book or play that you study for an examination or for research

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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alms

money, food, or clothes given to poor people

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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