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discourse

EN[ˈdɪskɔːs]
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  • Discourse (from Latin discursus, meaning "running to and from") denotes written and spoken communications such as:
  • In semantics and discourse analysis: A generalization of the concept of conversation within all modalities and contexts.
  • The totality of codified language (vocabulary) used in a given field of intellectual enquiry and of social practice, such as legal discourse, medical discourse, religious discourse, et cetera.
  • In the work of Michel Foucault, and that of the social theoreticians he inspired: discourse describes “an entity of sequences, of signs, in that they are enouncements (énoncés)”.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
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          1. en discourses
          2. en discoursed
          3. en discourser
          4. en discoursest
          5. en discourseth
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          Meaning of discourse for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "discourse" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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