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converse

noun uk   /ˈkɒn.vɜːs/ /kənˈvɜːs/  us   /ˈkɑːn.vɝːs/ /kənˈvɝːs/
the converse [S] the opposite: In the US, you drive on the right-hand side of the road, but in Britain the converse applies. However, the converse of this theory may also be true.

converse

adjective uk   /ˈkɒn.vɜːs/ /kənˈvɜːs/  us   /ˈkɑːn.vɝːs/ /kənˈvɝːs/ formal
conversely
adverb uk   /kənˈvɜːs.li/ /ˈkɒn.vɜːs-/  us   /kənˈvɝːs-/  /ˈkɑːn.vɝːs-/
in an opposite way

converse

verb [I] uk   /kənˈvɜːs/  us   /-ˈvɝːs/ formal
to have a conversation with someone: She's so shy that conversing with her can be quite difficult.
Translations of “converse”
in Arabic يُحادِث, يَتكَلّم مَع…
in Korean 대화하다…
in Malaysian berbual…
in French converser…
in Turkish konuşmak, sohbet etmek…
in Italian conversare, chiaccherare…
in Russian разговаривать…
in Polish rozmawiać…
in Vietnamese chuyện trò…
in Spanish conversar, charlar…
in Portuguese conversar…
in Thai พูดคุย…
in German sich unterhalten…
in Catalan conversar…
in Japanese (人と)話す…
in Indonesian bicara…
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