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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
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A report of the exact words used in a discourse (e.g.,
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
direct discourse; direct quotation
he said 'I am a fool'
Hypernyms ("direct discourse" is a kind of...):
indirect discourse (a report of a discourse in which deictic terms are modified appropriately (e.g.,)
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