- all but dissertation: applied to a person who has completed all requirements for a doctoral degree except for the writing of a dissertation.
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Examples from the Web for abd
Underneath my name, in black ballpoint pen, it says: Abd pain; Diff breathing; Inhalation.How 9/11 Made Journalists Part of the Story
May 18, 2014
Abd Ar-Rahim al-Hammadi, who goes by the name Abu Omar, is the assistant headmaster at the school.Millions of Refugees from Syria’s War Are Clinging to Life In Toxic Conditions
April 14, 2014
Other officials in Yemen have expressed doubt as to whether Abd al-Raouf was even a member of AQAP.
The intended target, an al Qaeda chief named Abd al-Raouf al-Dahab, was not in the vehicle.
“If the regime is pushed into a corner, it will use chemical weapons,” says the captain, Abd al-Salam Ahmed Abdul Razek.Inside Bashar al-Assad’s Army
December 10, 2012
For all his vaunts and visions he has gone to Abd er-Rahman.The Scapegoat
Abd Allah was so pleased with this compliment that he ordered him a valuable present.A Boswell of Baghdad
E. V. Lucas
On hearing this Abd al Wahid broke into loud weeping and fainted.Mystics and Saints of Islam
It is, of course, clear that Abd Alkohm drew largely on his imagination.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy
Richard A. Proctor
Abd Rahman rose to quiet him—one glance thrust the Moor back.God Wills It!
William Stearns Davis