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noun 
  1. (context, uncountable, archaic) Verbal exchange, conversation.
  2. (uncountable) verbal, Verbal expression, either in speech or writing.
  3. (countable) A formal lengthy exposition of some subject, either spoken or written.
  4. (context, social sciences, countable) An institutionalized way of thinking, a social boundary defining what can be said about a specific topic (after w:Michel Foucault, Michel Foucault).
Translations: 
  • Italian: discorso
    (trans-mid)
  • French: discours
verb (discours, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To engage in discussion or conversation; to converse.
  2. (intransitive) To write or speak formally and at length.
Translations: 
    Etymology: From discours, from discursus.


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