- a heated political discussion
- A discussion on the topic is included in the first chapter.
The class was involved in a heated discussion about politics.
I hope to have a discussion with them about the matter soon.
After much discussion of the plan, the idea was rejected entirely.
During the period under discussion, the town grew in size.
The smoking ban is a major topic of discussion these days.
The article is an in-depth discussion of his theories.
The first chapter includes a discussion of childcare issues.
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argument, argumentation, back-and-forth, colloquy, confab, confabulation, conference, consult, consultation, council, counsel, debate, deliberation, dialogue (also dialog), give-and-take, palaver, parley, talk;
: the act of talking about something with another person or a group of people : a conversation about something
: a speech or piece of writing that gives information, ideas, opinions, etc., about something
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