conversation - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] a talk between two or more people, usually a private and informal one

    Later in the evening, the conversation turned to politics.

    conversation between:

    a conversation between two friends

    have a conversation:

    She had a long telephone conversation with her mother.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] informal talk between people

    With so much loud music, conversation was almost impossible.

    subject/topic of conversation:

    He’s so boring – his only topic of conversation is football.

    snatches of conversation (=short parts of a conversation):

    I overheard a few snatches of conversation and realized we were in trouble.