Dialogue and Discourse


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Dialogue noun – An exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue.
Usage example: calling for an international dialogue on human rights

Discourse is a synonym for dialogue in conversation topic. In some cases you can use "Discourse" instead a noun "Dialogue", when it comes to topics like talk, speech, words, discussion. popular alternative
Nearby Words: dialog, dialogued, dialoguing, dialogic
Synonyms for Dialogue


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Discourse noun – Talking or a talk between two or more people.
Usage example: Thomas Jefferson is said to have been able to participate in knowledgeable discourse on a breathtaking array of subjects

Dialogue is a synonym for discourse in conversation topic. You can use "Dialogue" instead a noun "Discourse", if it concerns topics such as talk, words, discussion. popular alternative
Nearby Words: discoursed, discoursing
Synonyms for Discourse

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standard standard dialogue standard discourse
actual actual dialogue actual discourse
real real dialogue real discourse
extensive extensive dialogue extensive discourse
Other adjectives: meaningful.
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