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discussion 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/disˈkəSHən/,
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discussions, plural;
  1. The action or process of talking about something, typically in order to reach a decision or to exchange ideas
    • - the proposals are not a blueprint but ideas for discussion
    • - the specific content of the legislation was under discussion
  2. A conversation or debate about a certain topic
    • - discussions about environmental improvement programs
  3. A detailed treatment of a particular topic in speech or writing


  1. an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
  2. an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it"
  3. (discuss) discourse: to consider or examine in speech or writing; "The author talks about the different aspects of this question"; "The class discussed Dante's `Inferno'"
  4. (discuss) hash out: speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
  5. A conversation is communication between two or more people. Conversations are the ideal form of communication in some respects, since they allow people with different views on a topic to learn from each other. ...
  6. (Discussions) Debate or debating is a formal method of interactive and representational argument. Debate is a broader form of argument than logical argument, which only examines consistency from axiom, and factual argument, which only examines what is or isn't the case or rhetoric which is a ...
  7. Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic; Text giving further detail on a subject
  8. (Discussions) Negotiations that occur after establishment of the competitive range that may, at the Contracting Officer’s discretion, result in the offeror being allowed to revise its proposal. (FAR 15-306(d) and 52.215-1(a))
  9. (DISCUSSIONS) Outlines, ready-to-use, about how a topic might be explored in a classroom or youth group.
  10. (Discussions) TechRel will help facilitate further discussions with candidates who are finally short listed and assist in co-ordination of multiple interviews if required.
  11. (Discuss) give an account including, where possible, a range of arguments for and against the relative importance of various factors, or comparisons of alternative hypotheses.
  12. The term discuss, which appears often in essay questions, directs you to examine, analyze carefully, and present considerations pro and con regarding the problems or items involved. This type of question calls for a complete and entailed answer.
  13. (Discuss) Identify issues and provide points for and/or against
  14. (Discuss) Give a complete and detailed presentation of the subject matter including all of the main points and essential details, the pros and cons of the problem using illustrations and examples. Show your complete understanding of the subject.
  15. (Discuss) (AO3): Offer a considered and balanced review that includes a range of arguments, factors or hypotheses. Opinions or conclusions should be presented clearly and supported by appropriate evidence
  16. (Discuss) Essentially this is a written debate where you are using your skill at reasoning, backed up by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of a given context. Remember to arrive at a conclusion.
  17. (Discuss) Much the same as 'comment on' (see above).
  18. (Discuss) Present an in-depth understanding of an issue or concept by carefully examining it.
  19. (Discuss) a broad term. Usually a brief explanation of the topic or item to discuss could be helpful, but the main thrust is to give the pros and cons, and then to go on to mention the implications they might have.
  20. (Discuss) the dialysis process, including how fluid, toxins, and electrolytes are affected by the dialysis membrane.
  21. (discuss) (v) aqıllaşırģa, süzеrgе, tintirgе
  22. (discuss) Investigate and examine by careful argument. Explore the implications and the advantages or disadvantages. Debate the case and possibly consider any alternatives. This is probably the most common instruction term. ...
  23. (discuss) To engage in oral, written, or any other appropriate form of presentation.
  24. (discuss) v. to talk about; to exchange ideas
  25. Discuss means to talk or write about an issue from all aspects.