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noun dialogue pronunciation in British English /ˈdaɪəlɒɡ/
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singulardialogue
pluraldialogues
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a process in which two people or groups have discussions in order to solve problems
    dialogue between: the need for dialogue between both parents
    dialogue with: They are trying to open a dialogue with the opposing party.
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] literature the words that characters speak in a book, play, or film
    1. a.
      [countable] literature a conversation between characters in a book, play, or film
      dialogue between: a dialogue between imaginary characters
    2. b.
      [countable/uncountable] a conversation between people that is used for teaching languages
      The course uses taped dialogues.

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