treatise meaning

EN[ˈtriːtɪs] [ˈtriːtɪz]
  • A treatise is a formal and systematic written discourse on some subject, generally longer and treating it in greater depth than an essay, and more concerned with investigating or exposing the principles of the subject.

    Definition of treatise in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtreatisesSUF-ise
    1. A formal, usually lengthy, systematic discourse on some subject.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • 1786, Fig. 10. The spanner for spanning or winding up the spring of the wheel lock. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page xvi.
        • Naomi Wolf ’s The Beauty Myth was the first feminist treatise on women’s looks I didn’t find alienatingly hirsute.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      Meaning of treatise for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "treatise" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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      Definiteness: Level 5
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