conversazione

[ kon-ver-saht-see-oh-nee; Italian kawn-ver-sah-tsyaw-ne ]
/ ˌkɒn vərˌsɑt siˈoʊ ni; Italian ˌkɔn vɛr sɑˈtsyɔ nɛ /
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noun, plural con·ver·sa·zi·o·nes, con·ver·sa·zi·o·ni [kon-ver-saht-see-oh-nee; Italian kawn-ver-sah-tsyaw-nee] /ˌkɒn vərˌsɑt siˈoʊ ni; Italian ˌkɔn vɛr sɑˈtsyɔ ni/.

a gathering for conversation and discussion, especially about the arts or literature.

Nearby words

  1. conversation pit,
  2. conversational,
  3. conversational implicature,
  4. conversational quality,
  5. conversationalist,
  6. converse,
  7. converse, frederick shepherd,
  8. conversely,
  9. conversion,
  10. conversion disorder

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British Dictionary definitions for conversazione

conversazione

/ Italian (konversatˈtsjone, English ˌkɒnvəˌsætsɪˈəʊnɪ) /

noun plural -zioni (-ˈtsjoni) or -ziones (English -tsɪˈəʊniːz)

a social gathering for discussion of the arts, literature, etc

Word Origin for conversazione

C18: literally: conversation

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