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discoursenoun [C/U]

us   /ˈdɪs·kɔrs, -koʊrs/
literature spoken or written discussion: [U] political discourse [C] The play is a wonderful discourse on love.
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discoursenoun

uk   /ˈdɪs.kɔːs/ us   /ˈdɪs.kɔːrs/ formal
[U] communication in speech or writing
[C] a speech or piece of writing about a particular, usually serious, subject: a discourse on/upon the nature of life after death
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