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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
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 Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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