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 (do͞o′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′, dyo͞o′-)
A dialogue or conversation between two persons: "a reasonably well-constructed duologue for two experienced performers" (Noel Coward).

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(ˈdjuːəˌlɒɡ) or


1. (Theatre) a part or all of a play in which the speaking roles are limited to two actors
2. a less common word for dialogue
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a dialogue for two people, especially as a complete dramatic performance or as part of one.
See also: Drama
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duologue - a conversation between two personsduologue - a conversation between two persons  
talk, talking - an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
2.duologue - a part of the script in which the speaking roles are limited to two actors
dialog, dialogue - the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
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References in classic literature ?
They lunched slowly and meditatively, with mute intervals between rushes of talk; for, the spell once broken, they had much to say, and yet moments when saying became the mere accompaniment to long duologues of silence.
"Cousins are not 'in it,'" said Eric: and then somehow the conversation lapsed into two duologues, the younger folk taking the lead, and the two old men following with less eager steps.
Eve and Ruby picked up first place in the Duologue, with Lily scooping a trophy after finishing first in Prepared Reading.
The standard of performance over the whole weekend was extremely high and Wallace Hall pupils won many of the senior classes including Bible Reading S1 - S3 (Angus MacCormick), Bible Reading S4 - S6 (John McKay), Poetry S4 - S6 (Luke McKay), Poetry: Own Composition (Luke McKay), War Poetry S4 - S6 (Ailsa Black), Scots Verse S4 - S6 (Emily Kennedy), Duologue S4 - S6 (John & Luke McKay), Prose S1 - S3 (Muirinn White), Prose S4 - S6 (Luke McKay) and Sight Reading S4 - S6 (Luke McKay).
As Confirmation plays out, what began as a synthesis of a dramatic monologue and a lecture develops into a duologue that tells the story of the Thorpe's involvement with a white supremacist and the series of online encounters that ensue.
-Political, governmental and administrative duologue
"Let's talk about television,'' said Poehler late in their duologue, at which point Fey abruptly cut her off: "I'm being told that we're running out of time.''
"The duologue is one for the actors' handbooks, so furious are the accusations and recriminations that fly as the two dredge up some 20 years' worth of history," wrote Justin Chang in his Variety review.
The evening spent with the playwright will follow a script's development from an initial spark, through to the first draft and on to a final duologue, seen for the first time as part of the festival.
During the brief Raja-Lucilla interchange there is an offstage solo male voice 'wailing a melancholy song identified as 'Koge', and the singer continues throughout the Lucilla-Traherne duologue with a piece 'Shun-Shun'.
Meanwhile, his mum and dad continued their duologue of his recent history, constantly interrupting each other and fighting over the minutia of what he had last eaten and when and how he had twice collapsed while out playing with his friends.
These religious women of LCWR, who are perhaps the best example of acting out the Sermon on the Mount, are a thorn in the side of the Vatican monarchy and their efforts at a normal duologue, based on current world priorities, are doomed to failure until the Vatican begins to realize that the days of monarchy are dead and they must learn to dialogue in the condition of the real world of today.