English → English - discourse

Pronunciation
n. discussion, dialogue, speech, lecture
v. discuss, talk, converse

English → Spanish - discourse

Pronunciation
s. discurso, perorata; tratado
v. discursar, arengar, declamar, disertar

English → French - discourse

Pronunciation
n. discussion, débat, faire une conférence
v. discourir

English → German - discourse

Pronunciation
n. Diskurs, Rede, Vortrag, Abhandlung
v. Rede halten, Unterhaltung führen

English → Indonesian - discourse

Pronunciation
n. pidato, ceramah, kuliah, tulisan, percakapan

English → Italian - discourse

Pronunciation
s. discorso, trattazione; orazione; conversazione
v. discorrere, conversare; dissertare, trattare

English → Polish - discourse

Pronunciation
v. rozprawiać
n. rozprawa, rozmowa

English → Portuguese - discourse

Pronunciation
s. discurso, dissertação
v. palestrar; discursar

English → Romanian - discourse

Pronunciation
n. vorbire, conversaţie {înv.}, discuţie
v. trata, expune

English → Russian - discourse

Pronunciation
с. лекция, речь, трактат, рассуждение, проповедь, высказывание
г. ораторствовать, излагать в форме лекции, излагать в форме речи, рассуждать

English → Turkish - discourse

Pronunciation
f. konuşmak, bahsetmek, söylev vermek; üzerinde durmak; işlemek
i. konuşma, söylev, nutuk; tez, araştırma

English → Ukrainian - discourse

Pronunciation
n. лекція, трактат, розмова, обгрунтування
v. ораторствувати, розмовляти, розповідати

English → Dutch - discourse

Pronunciation
zn. verhandeling, lezing
ww. gesprek, conversatie

English → Greek - discourse

Pronunciation
ουσ. ομιλία
ρήμ. ομιλώ

English → Arabic - discourse

Pronunciation
‏محادثة، محاضرة، حديث‏
‏تحدث، حاضر‏

English → Chinese - discourse

Pronunciation
(名) 谈话, 进道, 演讲
(动) 谈论; 演说

English → Chinese - discourse

Pronunciation
(名) 談話, 進道, 演講
(動) 談論; 演說

English → Hindi - discourse

Pronunciation
n. प्रवचन, लेख, संलाप, बातचीत, संभाषण, गोष्ठी, वार्तालाप, उपदेश

English → Japanese - discourse

Pronunciation
(名) 講演; 論説; 会談
(動) 講演する

English → Korean - discourse

Pronunciation
명. 대화, 담화, 토론, 강연

English → Vietnamese - discourse

Pronunciation
n. cuộc nói chuyện, đàm luận, đàm thoại, bài luận, bài diển văn

Definition of discourse

Pronunciation
Noun
1. Verbal exchange, conversation.
2. Expression in words, either speech or writing.
3. A formal lengthy exposition of some subject, either spoken or written.
The preacher gave us a long discourse on duty.
4. Any rational expression, reason.
5. An institutionalized way of thinking, a social boundary defining what can be said about a specific topic (after Michel Foucault).
6. Dealing; transaction.
Verb
7. To engage in discussion or conversation; to converse.
8. To write or speak formally and at length.
9. To debate.
10. To exercise reason; to employ the mind in judging and inferring; to reason.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: discoursing
Present: discourse (3.person: discourses)
Past: discoursed
Future: will discourse
Present conditional: would discourse
Present Perfect: have discoursed (3.person: has discoursed)
Past Perfect: had discoursed
Future Perfect: will have discoursed
Past conditional: would have discoursed
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