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English definition of “conversation”


noun [C, U]     /ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃən/
A1 a talk between two or more people, usually an informal one: a telephone conversation We had a conversation about football.Informal talking and conversation
conversational adjective relating to or like a conversation: a conversational styleInformal talking and conversation
(Definition of conversation noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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