from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A candidate for a doctorate who has completed all the requirements for the degree, such as courses and examinations, with the exception of the dissertation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- All but dissertation: A description of the status of a doctoral student who has completed all PhD degree requirements except the doctoral dissertation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common element in Arabic names of persons, meaning servant: as, Abdallah, servant of God; Abd-el-Kader, servant of the Mighty One; Abd-ul-Latif (commonly written Abdullatif or Abdallatif), servant of the Gracious One.
"The Bullard view is what I call the ABD policy: Anything But Deflation," said Stephen Wood, the New York-based chief market strategist for Russell Investments, which manages $149 billion.
One of the unfortunate side-effects of being ABD is that I no longer feel deserving of treating myself to time off during that week when all of the undergraduates disappear.
I hate to drag him away from his current job -- but yet I hate to stay stuck in ABD land much longer, or take a year off after earning the doctorate.
The thing that annoys me the most about being ABD is the lack of a concrete schedule.
Introduced at an appallingly early hour this morning by Bardiac, in response to the lack of early authors in a female authors meme started by Mon at My so-called ABD life.
Today in Saudi Arabia, a land with many 100,000s of SLAVES (yes, SLAVES, Skippy!) of ALL races, a Black African is still referred to as an "ABD", or SLAVE (as in ABDULLAH, or "Slave of Allah")!
Online kullanıcı sayısının dünya çapında hızla artmasına karşın, 'Süper Güç' ABD'nin, internet kullanımındaki payının azalması dikkatleri çekiyor.
Forbes, 'ABD'nin En Zengin 400 Kiþisi' sýralamasýný yayýnladý. buna göre listenin ilk sýrasýnda yine Microsoft'un kurucusu Bill Gates yer aldý.
Musings of an ABD Medievalist: Defined by Her Dissertation, 'cause she's finished with "All But"
Anyway, the most recent application having gone the same dismal way, my good friend discovered something quite inexplicable: a graduate student at the school where she teaches who is ABD All But Dissertation got an interview with the very school that seemed to want her particular qualifications.
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