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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trea·tise /ˈtritəs ||təz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trea·tise n.
 1. A written composition on a particular subject, in which its principles are discussed or explained; a tract.
    He published a treatise in which he maintained that a marriage between a member of the Church of England and a dissenter was a nullity.   --Macaulay.
 Note:A treatise implies more form and method than an essay, but may fall short of the fullness and completeness of a systematic exposition.
 2. Story; discourse. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a formal exposition