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talk

noun
 
 
/tɔːk/
[C] an occasion when someone speaks to a group of people about a particular subject: A speaker is coming in to give a talk to the sales team.a talk about/on sth We listened to a talk about resources in the local economy.
talks [plural] GOVERNMENT, MANAGEMENT, HR serious and formal discussions on an important subject usually intended to produce decisions or agreements: contract/merger/takeover talks The latest round of talks ended today.begin/have/hold talks We held talks with the union about pay increases.in talks The two companies are in talks about a merger.talks about sth The studio broke off talks about a movie distribution deal.talks between sb Talks between the two nations have resulted in a new trade deal.
[U] things people are saying about what might happen or be true: talk of sth She dismissed the talk of her resignation as nonsense. There has been talk of closing some regional offices.
→  See also pay talks
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