under discussion

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of under discussion

: being talked about
  • She usually has an opinion about whatever subject/topic/issue is under discussion.
  • During the period under discussion, the town grew in size.

Word by Word Definitions

under play
  1. : in or into a position below or beneath something

  2. : below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

  3. : in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. : below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

  2. : subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

  3. : receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. : lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side

  2. : facing or protruding downward

  3. : lower in rank or authority : subordinate

discussion play
  1. : consideration of a question in open and usually informal debate

  2. : a formal treatment of a topic in speech or writing


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