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discourse

Translation of discourse in Spanish:

noun/nombre

/ˈdɪskɔːrs; ˈdɪskɔːs/
  • 1 [formal] 1.1 countable/numerable (dissertation) disertación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Valuable tips to raise themselves from mere seekers to achievers were provided by way of formal discourses, informal lectures, and games.
    • It is one of the few discourses to address the topic of lay ethics.
    • We have noted above that several Gnostic writings are post-resurrection discourses or dialogues.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (talk) conversación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Someone has finally written a book that lifts the discourse of our current political debate to a higher level.
    • It is something that is quite literally built, brick by brick, and at each level of society you understand what the parameters are of political discourse and political debate.
    • These are issues that should be at the forefront of political debate and election discourse.
  • 2 u and c [Linguistics/Lingüística] discurso (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Second, resolving this underspecification requires reasoning about how the presupposition is rhetorically connected to the discourse context.
    • As a result, the work of literature is itself a concrete utterance within those discourses, existing on the same discursive plane as a contribution to their verbal-ideological life.
    • Although some readers would have liked to see additional chapters on discourse and pragmatics, I have kept the same choice of topics.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

/dɪsˈkɔːrs; dɪsˈkɔːs/
  • [formal] to discourse (up)on sth disertar sobre algo

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