Definition of 'discourse'
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Which is precisely what political discourse requires. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More particularly, they should not be part of national political discourse. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Gender discourse is interwoven through national security discourse. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)The quality of political discourse these days remains high. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How can the social conditions be established which practical discourse would require? The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)Here consequently was an inexhaustible subject of discourse. Pride and Prejudice (1813)Are these not the very pages on which the national discourse is forged? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But our political discourse seems strangely complacent. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Such a grim reality is obviously a far cry from the human and social requirements necessary for practical discourse. The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)Keep religion out of political discourse. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In fact, practical discourse depends on contingent subject matter for its very existence. The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)In the face of this equation, genuine political discourse disappears. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)But scientific discourse doesn't work in the same way as political discourse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Above all put a rigorous, rich language back at the centre of political discourse. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Second, that discourse about music can provide new language for theology and thus enrich current patterns of theological language. Christianity Today (2000)But it all raises a question: how long can football enjoy its heady status at the centre of global discourse? Times, Sunday Times (2014)I will then deal with the question of whether or not the requirements for practical discourse are compatible with criminal procedure. The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)I love poetry, but the days when it was the primary mode of public discourse are long gone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But it is also, simultaneously, a serious discourse on the true nature of time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As a result, resolving moral conflicts in truly rational, practical discourse is interfered with by the concerns of power and efficiency. The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)Again, you sense the battle between his pride in Scotland and his resentment at a national discourse based on a mockery of beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A national language is the language of public discourse, control, and power. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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Translations for 'discourse'
British English: discourse NOUN
Discourse is spoken or written communication between people, especially serious discussion of a particular subject.
...a tradition of political discourse.
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