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verb (adverb)
(tr) to resolve or eliminate by talkingthey talked out their differences
(tr) British to block (a bill, etc) in a legislative body by lengthy discussion
talk out of to dissuade from by talkingshe was talked out of marriage
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talk out

1

Discuss a matter exhaustively, as in We talked out our marital problems with the therapist. [c. 1900] Also see talked out.

2

Resolve or settle by discussion, as in Karen felt she and her father should talk out their differences. [Mid-1800s]

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