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Preliminary discussions between the two leaders are now underway.
an interesting discussion on Internet censorship
Discussions with management have broken down.
We need to have a discussion about your school work.
Parents and teachers will be holding discussions next month.
Discussions about the peace plan took place in Washington last week.
There should be wider discussion of these issues.
They're in discussion with a German company about a possible takeover.
Proposals for changing the existing system are currently under discussion.
This is the British English definition of discussion. View American English definition of discussion.
a substance that scientists think exists out in space, but for which they have no direct proof
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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