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discussion

[ dih-skuhsh-uhn ]
/ dɪˈskʌʃ ən /
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noun

an act or instance of discussing; consideration or examination by argument, comment, etc., especially to explore solutions; informal debate.

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Origin of discussion

1300–50; Middle English <Anglo-French <Late Latin discussiōn- (stem of discussiō) inquiry, examination, Latin: a shaking. See discuss, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM discussion

dis·cus·sion·al, adjectivepre·dis·cus·sion, nounre·dis·cus·sion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for discussion

discussion
/ (dɪˈskʌʃən) /

noun

the examination or consideration of a matter in speech or writing

Derived forms of discussion

discussional, adjective
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