A relatively formal conversation
meeting, audience, conference, press conference, question and answer session, Q and A*; see also conversation, discussion 1.
The record of a conversation
transcript, account, case history; see record 1.
question, examine, interrogate, converse with, hold a colloquy with, get one's opinion, sound out, consult with, survey, poll, hold an inquiry, get something for the record; see also examine 2, question 1, talk 1.
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