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conversation

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌkɒn.vəˈseɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːn.vɚ-/
A1 (a) talk between two or more people in which thoughts, feelings, and ideas are expressed, questions are asked and answered, or news and information is exchanged: She had a strange conversation with the man who's moved in upstairs. It's impossible to hold/carry on a conversation with all this noise going on! I struck up (= started) an interesting conversation with your uncle. Because of television, many people have lost the art of conversation (= talking to each other). Whenever I'm in a social situation with my boss, we seem to run out of conversation (= things to say to each other) after two minutes!
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in Korean 대화…
in Arabic مُحادَثة…
in French conversation…
in Turkish konuşma, sohbet…
in Italian conversazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交談,談話,對話…
in Russian разговор, беседа…
in Polish rozmowa…
in Spanish conversación…
in Portuguese conversa, conversação, troca de ideias…
in German die Unterhaltung…
in Catalan conversa…
in Japanese 会話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 交谈,谈话,对话…
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