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discuss

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈskʌs/ us  
A2 to talk about a subject with someone and tell each other your ideas or opinions: The police want to discuss these recent racist attacks with local people. to talk or write about a subject in detail, especially considering different ideas and opinions related to it: The later chapters discuss the effects on the environment.
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in Korean 상의하다…
in Arabic يُناقِش…
in French discuter…
in Turkish tartışmak, görüşmek…
in Italian discutere di…
in Chinese (Traditional) 討論,議論,談論, 論述,闡述…
in Russian обсуждать…
in Polish dyskutować…
in Spanish discutir…
in Portuguese discutir, debater…
in German diskutieren…
in Catalan parlar de…
in Japanese ~を話し合う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讨论,议论,谈论, 论述,阐述…
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