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discussion

dis·cus·sion

discussion

 
 
pronunciation:
dih skuh shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of discussing, or, collectively, the various things said while discussing.
The discussion at the meeting focused on problems with the new software.The instructor led the class in a discussion of the social issues raised in their reading.Most of the discussion concerned whether the book should be considered literature or trash.The professor's discussion of the artist's troubled life was interesting to the students.
synonyms:
conversation, discourse, disputation, talk
similar words:
argument, canvass, chat, colloquy, conference, converse, debate, deliberation, dialogue, palaver, parley, powwow
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