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col·lo·quy

 (kŏl′ə-kwē)
n. pl. col·lo·quies
1. A conversation, especially a formal one.
2. A written dialogue.

[From Latin colloquium, conversation; see colloquium.]

col′lo·quist (-kwĭst) n.

colloquy

(ˈkɒləkwɪ)
n, pl -quies
1. a formal conversation or conference
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a literary work in dialogue form
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) an informal conference on religious or theological matters
[C16: from Latin colloquium from colloquī to talk with, from com- together + loquī to speak]
ˈcolloquist n

col•lo•quy

(ˈkɒl ə kwi)

n., pl. -quies.
1. a dialogue.
2. a conference.
[1555–65; < Latin colloquium]
col′lo•quist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colloquy - a conversation especially a formal one
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
2.colloquy - formal conversation
conversation - the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.

colloquy

noun
Spoken exchange:
Informal: confab.
Slang: jaw.
Translations

colloquy

[ˈkɒləkwɪ] Ncoloquio m

colloquy

n (form)Gespräch nt; (Liter) → Dialog m; in colloquyim Gespräch