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Definition of all but dissertation

all but dissertation

noun

  • a student who has completed all parts of advanced education with the exception of completing, presenting, and defending their dissertation. The acronym ABD is also used.

    Last edited on May 02 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 11 2010.

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