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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: discussus, past participle of discutere 'to shake to pieces'

discuss

verb
     
diā€§scuss S3 W1 [transitive]
1 to talk about something with another person or a group in order to exchange ideas or decide something:
Littman refused to discuss the case publicly.
If you would like to discuss the matter further, please call me.
discuss something with somebody
Pupils should be given time to discuss the book with their classmates.
discuss what/who/where etc
Your accountant will discuss with you how to complete these forms.
2 to talk or write about something in detail and consider different ideas or opinions about it:
This topic will be discussed in Chapter 4.

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