Definition of discussant in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪˈskʌs(ə)nt/


A person who takes part in a discussion, especially a prearranged one: discussants from Europe provided a wide range of perspectives on the topic
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  • A core of invited extramural scientists will serve as primary discussants to address the conference objectives.
  • Speakers, panelists, and discussants at these events could come from both inside and outside the campus community, but all would be invited because they advocated diverse points of view.
  • Perhaps we - the various discussants - ought to decide to critique one or two children's programs.

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