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conversation

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃən/
a discussion with someone about a particular subject: have a conversation We believe the company has the resources it needs, but if more is needed, we'll have that conversation.
Translations of “conversation”
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…
(Definition of conversation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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