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a long piece of writing that is the final part of an advanced university degree
a long piece of writing on a particular subject that you do as part of a university degree
a short piece of writing on a particular subject that is published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
a formal piece of writing, or a short book on a particular subject
a piece of writing that expresses serious thoughts on a particular subject
a piece of writing or a talk on an academic subject
a piece of writing about an important or serious subject
a careful written examination of a subject that includes the writer’s opinions
a piece of writing such as a book or play that you study for an examination or for research
when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available
to dance a jive
a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users
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