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English definition of “conversation”


noun [C/U]    /ˌkɑn·vərˈseɪ·ʃən/
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 . conversational    /ˌkɑn·vərˈseɪ·ʃə·nəl/ adjective He rarely speaks in a normal conversational tone .
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