conversation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kon"vur-sā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. informal interchange of thoughts, information, etc., by spoken words; oral communication between persons; talk; colloquy.
  2. an instance of this.
  3. association or social intercourse; intimate acquaintance.
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  5. the ability to talk socially with others: She writes well but has no conversation.
    1. behavior or manner of living.
    2. close familiarity; intimate acquaintance, as from constant use or study.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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