The [Online] Shorter Oxford Dictionary defines ‘discourse’ [noun] as: 1. the process or faculty of reasoning. 2. Onward course (in space or time). 3.a. (an) exchange of words; conversation, talk. 3.b. conversational power. 3.c familiar intercourse; familiarity.1 4. an account, a narrative. 5.a formal discussion of a topic in speech or writing; a treatise, homily. etc. 6. a connected series of utterances, forming a unit for analysis etc. And, ‘discourse’ [verb intrans.] as: pass from premisses to conclusions; reason.
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