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verb [transitive] discuss pronunciation in British English /dɪˈskʌs/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlediscussing
past tensediscussed
past participlediscussed
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  1. 1
    to talk about something with someone

    We’re meeting to discuss the matter next week.

    discuss something with someone:

    You should discuss this problem with your doctor.

    discuss how/why/whether etc:

    Union leaders are meeting to discuss how to deal with the factory closures.

  2. 2
    to write or talk about a subject in detail

    The causes of stress have already been discussed in Chapter 3.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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