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Definitions for discussion
dɪˈskʌʃ əndis·cus·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discussion, treatment, discoursenoun

    an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

    "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"

  2. discussion, give-and-take, wordnoun

    an exchange of views on some topic

    "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"

Wiktionary

  1. discussionnoun

    Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.

    Etymology: From discussion.

  2. discussionnoun

    Text giving further detail on a subject.

    Under each heading, you will find a discussion section.

    Etymology: From discussion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discussionnoun

    the act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumor, or the like

    Etymology: [L. discussio a shaking, examination, discussion: cf. F. discussion.]

  2. Discussionnoun

    the act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation

    Etymology: [L. discussio a shaking, examination, discussion: cf. F. discussion.]

Editors Contribution

  1. discussion

    To talk or speak to create an agreement.

    We had a beautiful and simple discussion about our wedding and are so looking forward with joyful anticipation.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discussion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1220

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discussion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1265

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'discussion' in Nouns Frequency: #379

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discussion in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discussion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of discussion in a Sentence

  1. Todd Pugatch:

    I think raising awareness through rigorous science can only benefit policymakers and the public at large, as it could lead to sound policy that would be feasible from a political standpoint. This report contributes to this important discussion.

  2. Fernanda Vizeu:

    The rejection has created a confused situation, members want pay for all the days they were on strike, not half, and want a broader discussion of budget cuts and asset sales.

  3. David Axelrod:

    They certainly vote more with Republicans than many Democrats vote with Republicans, but he does need them, this is something that's lost in the discussion often, which is people say, well, why do they negotiate with Republicans ? Why don't they just go it alone ? Well, you can't go it alone, unless you have 50 votes, and Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona are not on board on many of these key things that Biden cares about.

  4. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    We are not yet at the end of the discussion.

  5. Thomas Bach:

    We have to respect the individual decisions, even if they are going contrary to the World Health Organization recommendations, on the other hand, we are aware of discussion in the golf community that there are obviously very different reasons for not going to Rio, not related to Zika.

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