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Discussion vs. Forum

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Discussionnoun

Conversation or debate concerning a particular topic.

‘There was then a long discussion of whether to capitalize words like "east".’; ‘This topic is not open to discussion.’; ‘My discussion with the professor was very enlightening.’;

Forumnoun

A place for discussion.

Discussionnoun

Text giving further detail on a subject.

‘Under each heading, you will find a discussion.’;

Forumnoun

A gathering for the purpose of discussion.

Discussionnoun

The dispersion of a tumour.

Forumnoun

A form of discussion involving a panel of presenters and often participation by members of the audience.

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Discussionnoun

The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumor, or the like.

Forumnoun

(Internet) An Internet message board where users can post messages regarding one or more topics of discussion.

‘Trish was an admin on three forums, and had no trouble at all when it came to moderating them.’;

Discussionnoun

The act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation.

‘The liberty of discussion is the great safeguard of all other liberties.’;

Forumnoun

(historical) A square or marketplace in a Roman town, used for public business and commerce.

Discussionnoun

an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic;

‘the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic’; ‘his treatment of the race question is badly biased’;

Forumnoun

A market place or public place in Rome, where causes were judicially tried, and orations delivered to the people.

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Discussionnoun

an exchange of views on some topic;

‘we had a good discussion’; ‘we had a word or two about it’;

Forumnoun

A tribunal; a court; an assembly empowered to hear and decide causes.

‘He [Lord Camden] was . . . more eminent in the senate than in the forum.’;

Discussionnoun

the action or process of talking about something in order to reach a decision or to exchange ideas

‘the EC directive is currently under discussion’; ‘the committee acts as a forum for discussion’;

Forumnoun

a public meeting or assembly for open discussion

Discussionnoun

a conversation or debate about a specific topic

‘discussions about environmental improvement’;

Forumnoun

a public facility to meet for open discussion

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Discussionnoun

a detailed treatment of a topic in speech or writing

‘see Appendix One, for a more detailed discussion’;

Forumnoun

a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece

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