conversational partner


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Noun1.conversational partner - a person who takes part in a conversation
conversationalist, conversationist, schmoozer - someone skilled at conversation
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Such programmes are often designed to convincingly simulate how a human would behave as a conversational partner.
Cambodia is more capitalistic than the United States," says Tassilio Brinzer and enjoys how surprised his conversational partner is to hear that.
Such programs are often designed to convincingly simulate how a human would behave as a conversational partner, thereby passing the Turing test.
It was then explained to the persons responsible that the differences in the levels of communication are based on the performance of functions as a sender and receiver, on the rhythm of communication and on the type of conversational partner, i.
Using perceptual and quantifiable acoustic measurement, the question is: "Does the amount of habitual glottal fry in a conversational partner influence one's use of glottal fry in their own speech?
Specifically, playing dumb allows your conversational partner time to self-correct (e.
Our ideas about what psychological characteristics a capable conversational partner must have are informed by the nature of the activity--namely, conversation--in which such a person is able to engage.
To be classified as communicative, a gesture had to include eye contact with the conversational partner, be accompanied by vocalization (non-speech sounds) or include a visible behavioral effort to elicit a response.
It's for that time when you want to succinctly express and convey your message with perfect clarity to your conversational partner or partners.
Our everyday interactions are governed by a goal to achieve something--often information transfer--not by a social goal to get to know our conversational partner at a deeper level.
Nyreroed is more his easy conversational partner than an inquiring journalist, which may be why little is said, for instance, about his years in German exile when he had run afoul of Swedish tax laws.
Film should serve as a conversational partner to theology, offering a significant experience of popular culture and of the religious concerns never far beneath the surface of the culture.