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DIRECT DISCOURSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does direct discourse mean? 

DIRECT DISCOURSE (noun)
  The noun DIRECT DISCOURSE has 1 sense:

1. a report of the exact words used in a discourse (e.g.,

  Familiarity information: DIRECT DISCOURSE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DIRECT DISCOURSE (noun)


Sense 1direct discourse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A report of the exact words used in a discourse (e.g.,

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

direct discourse; direct quotation

Context example:

he said 'I am a fool'

Hypernyms ("direct discourse" is a kind of...):

account; report (the act of informing by verbal report)

Antonym:

indirect discourse (a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g.,)


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