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dialogue

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature, Media
dialoguedi‧a‧logue (also dialog American English) /ˈdaɪəlɒɡ $ -lɒːɡ, -lɑːɡ/ ●●● S3 noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 ALAMa conversation in a book, play, or film 🔊 a boring movie full of bad dialog 🔊 Students were asked to read simple dialogues out loud.2 formalDISCUSS a discussion between two groups, countries etcdialogue between/with 🔊 There is a need for constructive dialogue between leaders. monologue
Examples from the Corpus
dialogueOccasionally the child makes a comment, and the two may engage in brief dialogue.Most saw the current boss as more of a threat then an ally: There can be no meaningful dialogue between us.The movie has almost no dialogue.This explicit treatment of his own life as data is further exemplified by his treatment of dialogue.The dialogue between the genes and their surroundings is understood to some extent, but we need to know far more.The dialogue tends toward the insipid.The dialogue was very constructive, co-operative and helpful.dialogue between/withThe Parents' Action Committee was continually frustrated in its attempts to seek a dialogue with the Council.You, the climber, are not important, was what the mocking dialogue with your peers stressed.Invent, too, some dialogue between Androcles and the lion.Kim Il Sung also found the dialogue with the South to be beneficial, especially in breaking out of his diplomatic isolation.Such, again, is the dialogue between civilization and civilizations of which we shall hear so much in this book.These changes are shifting the character of the dialogue between the course team and the validation panel.When their paintings are hung together the dialogue between them is very clear.
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