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Engelsk navneord: discourse

1. discourse (om kommunikation) extended verbal expression in speech or writing


Mindre specifikke termerlanguage unit, linguistic unit


Mere specifikke termercontext, context of use, linguistic context

2. discourse (om kommunikation) an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)preaching, sermon


Mindre specifikke termeraddress, speech


Mere specifikke termerbaccalaureate, evangelism, homily, kerugma, kerygma, preachment


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerSermon on the Mount


Overordnet emneområdechurch, church service

3. discourse (om kommunikation) an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic.
His treatment of the race question is badly biased.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discussion, treatment


Mindre specifikke termercommunicating, communication


Mere specifikke termerconsideration, detail, dilation, elaboration, enlargement, expansion, talk


Engelsk udsagnsord: discourse

1. discourse (om kommunikation) to consider or examine in speech or writing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe author talks about the different aspects of this question.
The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue discourse, Sam wants to discourse with Sue


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discuss, talk about


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeraddress, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat


Mere specifikke termerdescant, talk shop

2. discourse (om kommunikation) carry on a conversation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)converse


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerspeak, talk


Mere specifikke termerargue, chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chit-chat, chitchat, claver, confab, confabulate, contend, debate, fence, gossip, interview, interview, interview, jaw, natter, question, shoot the breeze, visit

3. discourse (om kommunikation) talk at length and formally about a topic


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dissertate, hold forth


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s on something


Mindre specifikke termerspeak, talk









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