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di·a·logue

dialogue

 
 
pronunciation:
daI lag [or] daI lawg
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part of speech: noun
definition: a talk between two or more people or between characters in a play, film, or novel.
We practiced until we knew our dialogue by heart.
 
similar words:
conversation, discussion, talk
derivation: dialoguer (n.)
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  film, literature, theater
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The word dialogue contains the following parts:
dia-, di-1 Greek prefix that means across, apart, through, throughout
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.