Discussion definition

dĭ-skŭshən
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The act of discussing; talk or writing in which the pros and cons or various aspects of a subject are considered.
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A formal discourse on a topic; an exposition.
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Consideration of a subject by a group; an earnest conversation.
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Discussion is defined as talking or writing about something, especially in order to solve a problem or resolve a question.

An example of a discussion is when two or more people disagree and decide to sit down and talk out their different opinions.

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Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.

There was then a long discussion of whether to capitalize words like "east".

This topic is not open to discussion.

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Text giving further detail on a subject.

Under each heading, you will find a discussion section.

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under discussion
  • being discussed
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
discussion
Plural:
discussions

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

under discussion

Origin of discussion

  • From Old French discussion.

    From Wiktionary