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Meaning of dialogue

di•a•logue

Pronunciation: (dī'u-lôg", -log"), [key]
— n., v. -logued, -logu•ing.
—n.
  1. conversation between two or more persons.
  2. the conversation between characters in a novel, drama, etc.
  3. an exchange of ideas or opinions on a particular issue, esp. a political or religious issue, with a view to reaching an amicable agreement or settlement.
  4. a literary work in the form of a conversation: a dialogue of Plato.
—v.i.
  1. to carry on a dialogue; converse.
  2. to discuss areas of disagreement frankly in order to resolve them.
—v.t.
  1. to put into the form of a dialogue.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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