Meaning of DIALOGUE in English

( NAmE also dia·log ) / ˈdaɪəlɒg; NAmE -lɔːg; -lɑːg/ noun [ C , U ]


conversations in a book, play, or film / movie :

The novel has long descriptions and not much dialogue.

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a formal discussion between two groups or countries, especially when they are trying to solve a problem, end a disagreement, etc. :

The President told waiting reporters there had been a constructive dialogue.

—compare monologue



Middle English : from Old French dialoge , via Latin from Greek dialogos , from dialegesthai converse with, from dia through + legein speak.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.