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topicnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɒp.ɪk/  us   /ˈtɑː.pɪk/
B1 a subject that is discussed, written about, or studied: Our discussion included topics such as acid rain and the melting of polar ice.

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

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topicnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɑp·ɪk/
a subject that is written about, discussed, or studied: We must pick topics for our research papers by next week.
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Translations of “topic”
in Korean 주제…
in Arabic مَوْضوع…
in Malaysian topik…
in French sujet…
in Russian тема…
in Chinese (Traditional) 話題, 主題…
in Italian argomento, soggetto…
in Turkish konu, mevzu…
in Polish temat…
in Spanish tema, asunto…
in Vietnamese chủ đề…
in Portuguese tópico, assunto…
in Thai หัวข้อ…
in German das Thema…
in Catalan tema…
in Japanese 主題, テーマ, トピック…
in Chinese (Simplified) 话题, 主题…
in Indonesian topik…
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