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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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