(Computers) A synchronous exchange of remarks over a computer network.
The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.
(Archaic) Ability to reason; rationality
Talk; esp., idle chatter
The definition of a consultation is a meeting with a professional or expert for purposes of gaining information, or the act or process of formally discussing and collaborating on something.
A literary work in the form of a conversation on a single topic
Characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal.
A formal discourse on a topic; an exposition.
The definition of a parley is a discussion, especially between enemies.
A group of Christians professing the same faith and practicing the same rites; denomination
In litigation or administrative procedure, any proceeding in which the parties have the opportunity to present evidence or testimony to the court or fact-finder.
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The definition of a colloquy is a formal conversation.
The practice of compromise.
(Slang) A serious, frank talk
An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
The definition of a pourparler is a discussion before official talks or negotiations begin.
A district governed or represented by a conference
(Informal) An interviewee:
Speech between two or more persons; conversation.
Dealings or communications between persons or groups.
Light conversation about common, everyday things; chitchat
A confabulation; chat
(Historical) A conference of or with North American Indians
A lengthy, often enjoyable conversation or discussion.
An informal gathering or session for the exchange of news, opinions, and gossip.
Intimate, unguarded conversation, as between a husband and wife, while lying in bed
An informal discussion held especially by a group of people with similar concerns.
Fond of or given to conversation; liking to converse
Determining a matter during the course of a case and not part of a final decision:
(Linguistics) Pertaining to words used to convey any kind of social relationship e.g polite mood, rather than meaning; for example, "How are you?" is often not a literal question but is said only as a greeting. (Similarly, a response such as "Fine" is often not an accurate answer, but merely an acknowledgement of the greeting.)
A parenthetical departure; a digression.
The definition of badinage is fun, light-hearted teasing.
Good-natured teasing, ridicule, or joking
A social gathering for conversation about literature, the arts, etc.
(Physics) A single movement outward from the mean position in an oscillating or alternating motion
Either or both of the upright curved lines, ( ), used to mark off explanatory or qualifying remarks in writing or printing or enclose a sum, product, or other expression considered or treated as a collective entity in a mathematical operation.
The jargon used in a specific business or field.
A period of time without speech or noise.
A quiet state or condition; calmness, stillness, inactivity, freedom from noise, etc.
A state of being quiet; rest; calmness
Talk; mention; rumour.
A conversation marked by a series of witty retorts.
The checks, drafts, etc. presented to a clearinghouse for exchange and settlement
(Slang) Impudent argument or back talk:
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