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noun [C/U]  /ˌkɑn·vərˈseɪ·ʃən/ us  
an informal, usually private, talk in which two or more people exchange thoughts, feelings, or ideas, or in which news or information is given or discussed: [C] We had a brief conversation Friday. [U] The topic of conversation was college plans. If you make conversation, you cause someone to talk to you, esp. about unimportant matters.
adjective  /ˌkɑn·vərˈseɪ·ʃə·nəl/ us  
He rarely speaks in a normal conversational tone.
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