discourse

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations noun: /ˈdɪskɔːrs/, verb: /dɪsˈkɔːrs/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/n. ˈdɪskɔrs v. dɪsˈkɔrs/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n. diskôrs, -kōrs, dis kôrs, -kōrs; v. dis kôrs, -kōrs)


Inflections of 'discourse' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
discourses
v 3rd person singular
discoursing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
discoursed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
discoursed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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discourse

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. discourse at great length
  2. discourse in (great) detail
  3. discourse on the [history, standards] of
  4. discourse on current affairs
  5. discourse about recent [events, developments]
  6. was discoursing with his [followers, supporters]
n
  1. an [intelligent, intellectual] discourse (on)
  2. engage in discourse with
  3. [wrote, gave] a discourse (on)
  4. [public, political, civil, scientific, academic, social] discourse
  5. a discourse about
  6. the [parameters, quality] of discourse
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