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American English: /ˌkɑnvərˈseɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /kɒnvəˈseɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of conversation in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (spoken communication) the art of conversation
    el arte de la conversación
    I got into conversation with a stranger
    entablé conversación con un desconocido
    they were deep in conversation
    estaban en plena conversación
    to engage somebody in conversation
    entablar or trabar conversación con alguien
    we made polite conversation until the cab arrived
    estuvimos conversando amablemente hasta que llegó el taxi
    she has no conversation
    no tiene conversación
    no sabe conversar
    (before noun) conversation class
    clase (feminine) de conversación
    Example sentences
    • In conversation we discuss the power of music to get us through those dark nights of the soul.
    • We tried to talk to him a few times, but he was not interested in conversation.
    • Marriage came up in conversation as I asked him if he would consider getting married.
  • 2 countable (talk) to have a conversation (about something)
    hablar de or conversar sobre algo
    we were having a conversation about you
    estábamos hablando de ti
    we've had this conversation before
    ya hemos hablado de esto antes
    his remark was a real conversation stopper [colloquial]
    su comentario los ( or nos etc. ) dejó a todos callados
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