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dis·qui·si·tion / ˌdiskwəˈzishən/ • n. a long or elaborate essay or discussion on a particular subject: nothing can kill a radio show quicker than a disquisition on intertextual analysis. DERIVATIVES: dis·qui·si·tion·al / -shənl/ adj. ( archaic ).

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disquisition investigation; treatise or discourse in which a subject is investigated. XVII. — (O)F. — L. disquīsītiō, -ōn-, f. disquīsīt-, pp. stem of disquīrere, f. DIS- 1 + quærere seek.

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