dih skuh sh@n
definition: the act or an instance of discussing, or, collectively, the various things that are said while discussing [to discuss: 1. to talk together about; 2. to consider in writing or speech].
example: The discussion at the meeting focused on problems with the new software.
example: The instructor led the class in a discussion of the social issues raised in their reading.
example: Most of the discussion concerned whether the book should be considered literature or trash.
example: The professor’s discussion of the artist’s troubled life was interesting to the students.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun discussion
VERB (+preposition) + discussion: have ~ , hold ~ , take part in ~ , participate in ~ , engage in ~ , lead ~ , follow ~ , initiate ~ , start ~ , begin ~ , continue ~ , stimulate ~ , encourage ~ , provoke ~ , prompt ~ , spark ~ , facilitate ~ , generate ~ , promote ~ , summarize ~ , conclude ~
discussion + VERB: ~ ensue, ~ begin, ~ start, ~ arise, ~ concern , ~ focus, ~ center, ~ revolve, ~ reveal, ~ highlight, ~ resolve, ~ continue, ~ take place