ABD

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See also: abd, abd., Abd., A.B.D., and абд

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ABD

  1. (international standards, aviation) IATA airport code for Abadan International Airport, which serves Abadan, Khuzestan, Iran.

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ABD

  1. Airport code for Abadan, Iran.[1]

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ABD (uncountable)

  1. (academics) Abbreviation of all but dissertation (A description of the status of a doctoral student who has completed all Ph.D. degree requirements except the doctoral dissertation.).
    • 1992, Mary Romero, “Intersection of Biography and History: My Intellectual Journey”, in Maid in the U.S.A., Routledge, →ISBN, LCCN 92-90, page 6:
      Most of my employers knew I was a graduate student, and fortunately, most seemed reluctant to ask me too many questions. Our mutual slience served as a way to deal with the status inconsistency of a house wife with a B.A. hiring a ABD to clean her house.
    • 2001, Siegfried, John; Stock, Wendy, “So You Want to Earn a Ph.D. in Economics?: How Long Do You Think It Will Take?”, in The Journal of Human Resources, volume 36, number 2, page 366:
      The most common reason for such episodes is that a student takes a job before completing a thesis, usually after attaining ABD (all but dissertation) status.

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  1. ^ Morris, William, editor (1969) The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New York, NY: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., published 1971, →ISBN, page 1

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  • IPA(key): /ɑ(ː)be(ː)de(ː)/

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ABD

  1. USA (a country in North America); initialism of Amerika Birleşik Devletleri (United States of America)

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