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The act or process of deliberating.
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  1. The act or process of deliberating.
  2. Consideration and discussion of alternatives before reaching a decision
  3. Discussion and consideration of all sides of an issue:
An exchange of views.
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  1. An exchange of views.
  2. The act of conversing or consulting on a serious matter
  3. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
The act or an instance of talking together
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  1. The act or an instance of talking together
  2. (Obs.) Familiarity based on study or use
  3. Familiar talk; verbal exchange of ideas, opinions, etc.
A thing given or received in exchange
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  1. A thing given or received in exchange
  2. An exchanging of a sum of money of one country or of a depreciated issue for the equivalent in the money of another country or of a current issue
  3. A place or network for exchanging things, especially a center where securities or commodities are bought and sold.
A meeting between physicians to discuss the diagnosis or treatment of a case.
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  1. A meeting between physicians to discuss the diagnosis or treatment of a case.
  2. A meeting to discuss, decide, or plan something, as a meeting of several doctors to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of a patient
  3. An appointment or meeting with a professional person, such as a doctor.
A formal meeting in person, especially one arranged for the assessment of the qualifications of an applicant.
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  1. A formal meeting in person, especially one arranged for the assessment of the qualifications of an applicant.
  2. A formal meeting, in person, for the assessment of a candidate or applicant. [from 20th c.]
  3. A meeting in which a person is asked about personal views, activities, etc., as by a newspaper reporter or a pollster
Discussion in which there is disagreement; debate
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  1. Discussion in which there is disagreement; debate
  2. The presentation and elaboration of an argument or arguments.
  3. The process of arriving at reasons and conclusions; arguing or reasoning
A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
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  1. A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
  2. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
  3. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
Conversation between characters in a drama or narrative.
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  1. Conversation between characters in a drama or narrative.
  2. Interchange and discussion of ideas, esp. when open and frank, as in seeking mutual understanding or harmony
  3. A literary work in the form of a conversation on a single topic
Empty or frivolous remarks, discussion, or conversation
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  1. Empty or frivolous remarks, discussion, or conversation
  2. Empty speech or unnecessary discussion:
  3. An exchange of ideas or opinions; a conversation:
A digression.
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  1. A digression.
  2. A lengthy, appended exposition of a topic or point.
  3. A detailed discussion of some point in a work, added as an appendix
The action of the verb to wrangle
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  1. The action of the verb to wrangle
A set of statements in which one follows logically as a conclusion from the others.
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  1. A set of statements in which one follows logically as a conclusion from the others.
  2. (Linguistics) A word, phrase, or clause in a semantic relation with a word or phrase and that helps complete the meaning of that word or phrase, such as a noun phrase that is the object of a verb. The clause that we go is an argument of the verb suggest in the sentence I suggest that we go.
  3. A summary or short statement of the plot or subject of a literary work.
The act of disputing; dispute
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  1. The act of disputing; dispute
  2. An academic exercise consisting of a formal debate or an oral defense of a thesis.
  3. Discussion marked by formal debate, often as an exercise
A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
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  1. A discussion involving opposing points; an argument.
  2. Deliberation; consideration:
  3. Discussion or consideration of opposing reasons; argument about or deliberation on a question
A discussion carried on by a selected group of speakers before an audience
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  1. A discussion carried on by a selected group of speakers before an audience
  2. A conversation about a specific topic conducted by a group of experts, usually either in the presence of an audience or in a broadcast (both).
  3. A discussion of a subject of public interest by a group of persons forming a panel, often before an audience.
Forensic science
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  1. Forensic science
  2. The study of formal debate; rhetoric
  3. The use of science and technology to investigate and establish facts in criminal or civil courts of law.
(Law) Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
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  1. (Law) Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
  2. Careful thought; deliberation:
  3. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
A difference in views, especially in public, between individuals taking opposite sides on a particular issue.
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  1. A difference in views, especially in public, between individuals taking opposite sides on a particular issue.
  2. The act or practice of engaging in such disputes:
  3. In constitutional law, an actual, definite, and concrete dispute over legal rights between parties with adverse interests wherein one party is seeking an adjudication of the dispute and specific relief of a conclusive nature. Also called case or controversy requirement. See also adversary proceeding.
An angry or heated argument
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  1. An angry or heated argument
  2. A vehement quarrel.
A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review.
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  1. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review.
  2. A report or essay giving a critical estimate of a work or performance.
  3. The act or process of going over a lesson or subject again, as in study or recitation
The method of logic used by Hegel and adapted by Marx to observable social and economic processes: it is based on the principle that an idea or event (thesis) generates its opposite (antithesis), leading to a reconciliation of opposites (synthesis)
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  1. The method of logic used by Hegel and adapted by Marx to observable social and economic processes: it is based on the principle that an idea or event (thesis) generates its opposite (antithesis), leading to a reconciliation of opposites (synthesis)
  2. The process especially associated with Hegel of arriving at the truth by stating a thesis, developing a contradictory antithesis, and combining and resolving them into a coherent synthesis.
  3. The art or practice of examining opinions or ideas logically, often by the method of question and answer, so as to determine their validity
An imaginary speech or discussion between two or more.
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  1. An imaginary speech or discussion between two or more.
An angry altercation; a quarrel.
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  1. An angry altercation; a quarrel.
  2. A verbal controversy; a debate.
  3. A disputing; argument; debate
A solicitation of votes or orders.
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  1. A solicitation of votes or orders.
  2. An examination or discussion.
  3. The act of canvassing, esp. in an attempt to estimate the outcome of an election, sales campaign, etc.
(Archaic) The process or power of reasoning.
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  1. (Archaic) The process or power of reasoning.
  2. A long and formal treatment of a subject, in speech or writing; lecture; treatise; dissertation
  3. A formal, lengthy treatment of a subject, either written or spoken.
A collection of opinions, esp. a published group of essays, on a given subject
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  1. A collection of opinions, esp. a published group of essays, on a given subject
  2. (in ancient Greece) A drinking party, especially one with intellectual discussion.
  3. A conference organized for the discussion of some particular subject
A reason for a dispute or argument:
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  1. A reason for a dispute or argument:
  2. An angry dispute; an altercation.
  3. A dispute or disagreement, esp. one marked by anger and deep resentment
A lengthy, formal discourse that analyses or explains some topic; a dissertation or treatise.
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  1. A lengthy, formal discourse that analyses or explains some topic; a dissertation or treatise.
  2. A formal discussion of some subject, often in writing; discourse or treatise
Among North American Indians, a ceremony to conjure the cure of disease, success in war, etc., marked by feasting, dancing, etc.
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  1. Among North American Indians, a ceremony to conjure the cure of disease, success in war, etc., marked by feasting, dancing, etc.
  2. A council or meeting of Native Americans, sometimes with people from other communities.
  3. A ceremony conducted by a shaman, as in the performance of healing or hunting rituals.
An informal gathering or session for the exchange of news, opinions, and gossip.
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  1. An informal gathering or session for the exchange of news, opinions, and gossip.
  2. Their talk
  3. An informal gathering of people to talk with one another
The act of wrangling.
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  1. The act of wrangling.
  2. An angry, noisy argument or dispute.
An informal discussion held especially by a group of people with similar concerns.
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  1. An informal discussion held especially by a group of people with similar concerns.
An informal group discussion.
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  1. An informal group discussion.
  2. (Informal) An informal discussion or conversation among a small group
  3. (Idiomatic) An informal meeting among men, often one where politics, economics or current events are discussed.
A confabulation; chat
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  1. A confabulation; chat
  2. A casual talk; confabulation.
  3. A discussion, conference meeting, etc.
(Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
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  1. (Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
  2. The separation of an intellectual or material whole into its constituent parts for individual study.
  3. The separation of a substance into its constituent elements, usually by chemical means, for the study and identification of each component. &diamf3; Qualitative analysis determines what substances are present in a compound. &diamf3; Quantitative analysis determines how much of each substance is present in a compound.
The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
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  1. The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
  2. The act of making judgments; analysis of qualities and evaluation of comparative worth; esp., the critical consideration and judgment of literary or artistic work
  3. The scientific or scholarly investigation of texts or documents to discover their origin, history, or original form
The act of examining or the state of being examined:
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  1. The act of examining or the state of being examined:
  2. A set of questions or exercises testing knowledge or skill.
  3. An examining or being examined; investigation; inspection; checkup; scrutiny; inquiry; testing
A medium for open discussion or voicing of ideas, such as a newspaper, a radio or television program, or a website.
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  1. A medium for open discussion or voicing of ideas, such as a newspaper, a radio or television program, or a website.
  2. An assembly, place, radio program, Internet site, etc. for the discussion of public matters or current questions
  3. A public meeting or presentation involving a discussion usually among experts and often including audience participation.
A work of literature or art treating a subject in careful detail and typically done as an exercise in technique, etc.
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  1. A work of literature or art treating a subject in careful detail and typically done as an exercise in technique, etc.
  2. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
  3. A detailed examination, analysis, or experiment investigating a subject or phenomenon:
A careful search or examination; systematic inquiry
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  1. A careful search or examination; systematic inquiry
  2. A careful examination or search in order to discover facts or gain information.
  3. The act or process of investigating:
A decision arrived at by thought and investigation; conclusion
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  1. A decision arrived at by thought and investigation; conclusion
  2. Firmness of purpose; resolve:
  3. The settling of a question or case by an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially by a judicial body:
A close examination of a matter:
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  1. A close examination of a matter:
  2. The act of inquiring:
  3. An investigation or examination
A formal and lengthy discourse or treatise on some subject, esp. one based on original research and written in partial fulfillment of requirements for a doctorate
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  1. A formal and lengthy discourse or treatise on some subject, esp. one based on original research and written in partial fulfillment of requirements for a doctorate
The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
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  1. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
  2. Act, manner, method, etc. of treating, or dealing with, a person, thing, subject in art or literature, etc.
  3. (--- Informal) The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
An offer of marriage.
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  1. An offer of marriage.
  2. A plan, action, etc. proposed
  3. (Law) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.
An exchange of views.
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  1. An exchange of views.
  2. A district governed or represented by a conference
  3. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
A system or equipment for ventilating
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  1. A system or equipment for ventilating
  2. The mechanical system or equipment used to circulate air or to replace stale air with fresh air.
  3. A breath that is induced by artificial means.
A sentence to serve time in prison.
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  1. A sentence to serve time in prison.
  2. A composition or performance of such music.
  3. A form of popular music developed especially in African-American urban communities and characterized by spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics with a strong rhythmic accompaniment.
In a case of libel or slander, the assertions or allegations in the plaintiff’s pleading, or the evidence presented by the plaintiff at trial, showing that the alleged defamatory statement or writing by the defendant referred to the plaintiff. See also inducement and innuendo. In a case of libel or slander, the assertions or allegations in the plaintiff’s pleading, or the evidence presented by the plaintiff at trial, showing that the alleged defamatory statement or writing by the defendant referred to the plaintiff. See also inducement and innuendo.
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  1. In a case of libel or slander, the assertions or allegations in the plaintiff’s pleading, or the evidence presented by the plaintiff at trial, showing that the alleged defamatory statement or writing by the defendant referred to the plaintiff. See also inducement and innuendo. In a case of libel or slander, the assertions or allegations in the plaintiff’s pleading, or the evidence presented by the plaintiff at trial, showing that the alleged defamatory statement or writing by the defendant referred to the plaintiff. See also inducement and innuendo.
  2. An organized conference or seminar on some subject, involving a number of scholars or experts
  3. An informal meeting for the exchange of views.
An exchange of views.
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  1. An exchange of views.
  2. A district governed or represented by a conference
  3. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
A discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of truce or other matters.
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  1. A discussion or conference, especially one between enemies over terms of truce or other matters.
  2. A talk or conference for the purpose of discussing a specific matter or of settling a dispute, as a military conference with an enemy, under a truce, for discussing terms
A group of supervised students doing research or advanced study, as at a university
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  1. A group of supervised students doing research or advanced study, as at a university
  2. A scheduled meeting of such a group.
  3. A meeting for an exchange of ideas; a conference.
A ceremony conducted by a shaman, as in the performance of healing or hunting rituals.
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  1. A ceremony conducted by a shaman, as in the performance of healing or hunting rituals.
  2. Among North American Indians, a ceremony to conjure the cure of disease, success in war, etc., marked by feasting, dancing, etc.
  3. (Informal) Any conference or gathering
An informal discussion held especially by a group of people with similar concerns.
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  1. An informal discussion held especially by a group of people with similar concerns.
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