|Origin:||Topica 'Topics', book by the ancient Greek thinker Aristotle, from Greek Topika, from topikos 'of a place, of a useful quotation', from topos 'place, useful quotation'|
top‧ic W2 [countable]
The environment is a popular topic these days.
We shall return to the topic of education in Chapter 7.
topic of conversation/debate etc
The wedding has been the only topic of conversation for weeks.
The main topic for discussion will be the proposed new supermarket.
a wide range of topics