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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.


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