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noun [countable] topic pronunciation in British English /ˈtɒpɪk/
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  1. a subject that you write or speak about

    There has been little research on this particular topic.

    She tried to think of another topic of conversation.

    The topic for discussion today is ‘The Health of the Nation’.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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