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See also: these, These, and þese



Learned borrowing from Latin thesis, itself borrowed from Ancient Greek θέσις (thésis).


  • IPA(key): /tɛz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛz


thèse f (plural thèses)

  1. thesis, supposition, theory
  2. thesis, essay, dissertation (lengthy essay written to establish the validity of a theory, especially one submitted in order to complete the requirements for a degree)
    une thèse de doctorat, une thèse doctorale(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. (philosophy) thesis (the initial stage of reasoning where a formal statement of a point is developed, followed by the antithesis and the synthesis)
    Coordinate terms: antithèse, synthèse

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  • Armenian: թեզ (tʿez)
  • Dutch: these
  • Persian: تز(tez)
  • Romanian: teză
  • Turkish: tez

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