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Definition of "monograph" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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