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 (dī-ăl′ə-jĭst, dī′ə-lô′gĭst, -lŏg′ĭst)
1. A writer of dialogue.
2. One who speaks in a dialogue.

di′a·lo·gis′tic (dī′ə-lə-jĭs′tĭk), di′a·lo·gis′ti·cal adj.
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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who writes or takes part in a dialogue
ˌdialoˈgistic, ˌdialoˈgistical adj
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(daɪˈæl ə dʒɪst)

1. a speaker in a dialogue.
2. a writer of dialogue.
[1650–60; < Late Latin < Greek]
di`a•lo•gis′tic (-ə loʊˈdʒɪs tɪk) adj.
di`a•lo•gis′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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