essay noun

QUANT. collection In 2001 she published a collection of essays.

VERB + ESSAY do, write Have you done your essay yet? | give in, hand in Essays handed in late will not be accepted.

ESSAY + NOUN question, title, topic You have to answer 3 out of 8 essay questions in the exam.

PREP. in an/the ~ He made some very good points in his essay. | ~ about/on We've got to write an essay on the environment. | ~ by an essay by Montaigne