a treatise on a particular subject, as a biographical study or study of the works of one artist.
a highly detailed and thoroughly documented study or paper written about a limited area of a subject or field of inquiry: scholarly monographs on medieval pigments.
an account of a single thing or class of things, as of a species of organism.
verb (used with object)
to write a monograph about.
Origin of monograph
Related formsmo·nog·ra·pher [muh-nog-ruh-fer] /məˈnɒg rə fər/, mo·nog·ra·phist, nounmon·o·graph·ic [mon-uh-graf-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈgræf ɪk/, mon·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivemon·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
First recorded in 1815–25; mono-
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British Dictionary definitions for monographic
a paper, book, or other work concerned with a single subject or aspect of a subject
Derived Formsmonographer (mɒˈnɒɡrəfə) or monographist, nounmonographic, adjectivemonographically, adverb
(tr) to write a monograph on
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Word Origin and History for monographic
"treatise on a single subject," 1821, from mono- + -graph "something written." Earlier was monography (1773).
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