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dialogue

Pronunciation: /ˈdaɪəlɔːg; ˈdaɪəlɒg/
, (in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) dialog

Translation of dialogue in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u (conversation) [Literat] diálogo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • There isn't much spoken out loud in the film, even though we retained nearly all the dialogue from the book.
    • He read all the books and I do mean all and could recite large passages of film dialogue by heart.
    • A series of ads for Borden dairy products featured dialogues between Elsie the cow and her blustering husband Elmer.
  • 2 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (communication) diálogo (masculine) the president called for a resumption of dialogue el presidente pidió la reanudación del diálogo 2.2 countable/numerable (discussion) debate (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The overall effect of the changes described above has been to allow firms to re-enter a direct dialogue with each of their customers.
    • Without direct dialogue with students on this question, it is difficult to say.
    • We're not just wanting a dialogue with the government-we need the government to move towards us.

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