discussant


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dis·cus·sant

 (dĭ-skŭs′ənt)
n.
A participant in a formal discussion.
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dis•cus•sant

(dɪˈskʌs ənt)

n.
a person who participates in a formal discussion or symposium.
[1925–30, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discussant - a participant in a formal discussion
adducer - a discussant who offers an example or a reason or a proof
participant - someone who takes part in an activity
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discussant

noun
One who participates in a conference:
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Translations

discussant

[dɪsˈkʌsənt] N (US) → miembro mf de la mesa (de la sección de un congreso)
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discussant

n (US) → Diskussionsteilnehmer(in) m(f)
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References in periodicals archive ?
DISCUSSANT: Mr Muzaffar Mahmood Qureshi, Chief Executive, Regional Development Finance Coporation, Islamabad
Discussant: John Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Discussant: Francesco Caselli, London School of Economics and NBER
Discussant: Ulrike Malmendier, Stanford University and NBER
1870-1920" Discussant: Steven Klepper, Carnegie Mellon University
Another discussant, Oyindamola Bamgbose, the Oyo State Coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), charged young people, especially girls, to keep themselves busy as well as productive in order not to fall victim of human traffickers.
"I have found that not all fevers respond to paracetamol (an analgesic), so anytime I have fever, the first thing I do is to take paracetamol, if it does not go then I will conclude that it is malaria and take the necessary actions" (Female discussant, rural area).
Abdul Hannan Chowdhury, vice chancellor of Primeasia University, graced the occasion as the chief discussant. AKM Ashraful Haque, treasurer, Abul Kashem Molla, registrar, Prof.
H2: The likelihood of maintaining a discussant is higher when the discussant is a relative than when the discussant is a nonrelative.
Discussant: Bengt Holmstrom, Massachusetts Institute
Discussant: Katrin Hansing, Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University.