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ABD

or A.B.D

1.
all but dissertation: applied to a person who has completed all requirements for a doctoral degree except for the writing of a dissertation.

abd

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abd.

1.
abdicated.
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  • He completed the evacuation of ABD by the 12th, and it remained in our hands from this time forward.

  • For all his vaunts and visions he has gone to ABD er-Rahman.

    The Scapegoat Hall Caine
  • ABD Rahman was beside—no need of his skill—a great rush of blood surged from Gregory's lips, one brief spasm—he was dead.

    God Wills It! William Stearns Davis
  • ABD Allah was so pleased with this compliment that he ordered him a valuable present.

    A Boswell of Baghdad E. V. Lucas
  • When he had grown up, he was two years in the service of ABD Allah Teshtari.

Related Abbreviations for ABD

ABD

all but dissertation

abd.

1.
abdicated
2.
abdomen
3.
abdominal
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