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topic

top·ic

topic

 
 
pronunciation:
ta pihk
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a general subject of conversation or other discourse.
Let's talk about another topic besides the war.The speaker talked mainly on the topic of advances in technology.
synonyms:
issue, subject, text
similar words:
keynote, matter, point, question, theme, thesis
definition 2: a precisely-defined subject or theme of a piece of writing, or a part or section thereof.
The professor gave us a choice of topics to write about.
 
synonyms:
subject
similar words:
argument, concept, gist, idea, point, text, theme, thesis
definition 3: a subdivision or heading, as in a written outline.
similar words:
heading, subdivision
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