Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A scholarly piece of writing of essay or book length on a specific, often limited subject.
  • transitive verb To write a monograph on.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An account or description of a single thing or class of things; a treatise on a single subject or a single department, division, or detail of a branch of study.
  • To write or produce a monograph on; treat in a monograph.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A written account or description of a single thing, or class of things; a special treatise on a particular subject of limited range.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A scholarly book or a treatise on a single subject or a group of related subjects, usually written by one person.
  • verb transitive To write a monograph on (a subject).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a detailed and documented treatise on a particular subject

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

mono- (“one”) + -graph (“write”)

Examples

  • Because your monograph is already graded, and you are already taking independent study units, your course units have to be efficient uses of your time.

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  • Because your monograph is already graded, and you are already taking independent study units, your course units have to be efficient uses of your time.

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  • Because your monograph is already graded, and you are already taking independent study units, your course units have to be efficient uses of your time.

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  • James Lee's dissertation-based monograph is said to have been published by Harvard University Press (2004) as A Frontier Political Economy, Southwest China.

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  • While most scholarly books are reviewed by a few carefully chosen experts before publication, McKenzie Wark's latest monograph is getting line-by-line critiques from hundreds of strangers in cyberspace, many of whom know absolutely nothing about his academic field.

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  • This monograph is dedicated to Julianne, whose life story inspired it, and to Gertrude, who encouraged me to write it.

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  • Clinch got this idea from a Shelley Fisher Fishkin monograph Was Huck Black which calls attention to Twain’s use of “signifying” speech, a complex rhetorical doubling characteristic of black speakers of Twain’s time and documented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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  • That would be seen by millions and ensure popular awareness of her exhibition, unusual for anything but the big-name monograph shows, or the Impressionists.

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  • He refers to the common meaning of monograph, which is a book-length work.

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  • Subsequently, in 2002, NASA commissioned distinguished space writer and veteran UFO debunker James Oberg to write a 30,000-word monograph refuting the notion that the Apollo program was a hoax.

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