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Meaning of “discussion” in the English Dictionary

"discussion" in British English

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discussionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /dɪˈskʌʃ.ən/
B1 the ​activity in which ​peopletalk about something and ​tell each other ​theirideas or ​opinions: We will hold/have discussions withemployeerepresentatives about ​possibleredundancies. The ​matter is still under discussion (= being ​considered). a discussion ​group/​document

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(Definition of discussion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"discussion" in American English

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discussionnoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˈskʌʃ·ən/
the ​act of ​talking about something with other ​people and ​telling them ​yourideas or ​opinions: [U] The ​matter is still under discussion (= being ​considered). [C] The ​council had discussions on ​issues such as ​housing and ​livingconditions.
(Definition of discussion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “discussion”
in Arabic نِقاش…
in Korean 상의, 토론…
in Portuguese discussão, argumentação, debate…
in Catalan debat, discussió…
in Japanese 話し合い, 議論…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讨论,议论,谈论…
in Turkish tartışma, müzakere, görüş alış verişinde bulunma…
in Russian обсуждение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 討論,議論,談論…
in Italian discussione, conversazione…
in Polish dyskusja…
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