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Noun
An informal address or lecture
“Matt's talk at that conference suggested that the key to success was having a long-term vision.”
Noun
A period of conversation or discussion
“Mildred and I had a nice talk over some tea and crumpets.”
Noun
Formal discussions or negotiations over a period
“He would obstruct the strike for weeks, before holding a secret talk with local authority employers.”
Noun
Language characteristic of a particular group or subject
“I couldn't understand any of that medical talk by the doctors. It was all Greek to me!”
Noun
Communication by spoken words
“There were many people at the party, all engaging in various levels of talk.”
Noun
Rumour, gossip, or speculation
“Brian says that talk of a collusion has been around for some time.”
Noun
The subject of discourse or discussion
“The talk between the politicians was of issues pertaining to national security.”
Verb
To speak in order to give information or express ideas or feelings
“Ron Burgundy would start to talk as soon as the cameras started rolling.”
Verb
To discuss or have a conversation with another
“Let's go somewhere quiet so we can talk.”
Verb
To give a formal often extended talk on a subject
“The headmaster would often talk at school assemblies about the need for students to behave themselves.”
Verb
Reveal secret or confidential information
“His primary henchman was under arrest and Paolo feared that he would talk.”
Verb
To spread rumours or gossip
“She's the bride-to-be who's got the whole country talking about her cold feet.”
Verb
To say or give voice to
“You're talking a lot of nonsense.”
Verb
(talk of or about) To make mention of
“I don't want to talk about how horrible my date was last night.”
Verb
(talk into) To persuade someone
“William, could you talk your brother Harry into joining us for dinner?”
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