dialog

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From Middle English dialog(A literary talk, literary composition in dialog form; dialogus, the Dialogues of Pope Gregory the Great; a conversation), from Ancient Greek διάλογος(diálogos, conversation, discourse), from διά(diá, through, inter) + λόγος(lógos, speech, oration, discourse), from διαλέγομαι(dialégomai, to converse), from διά(diá) + λέγειν(légein, to speak).

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dialog ‎(plural dialogs)

  1. A conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.
    • 2008, Peter Kreeft, Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialog Somewhere Beyond Death[1], InterVarsity Press, ISBN 9780830834808, page 10:
      The purpose of the dialog is not historical accuracy; the argument is all, as it is with Plato's Socrates.
    • 2014, Stephanie C. Herring, Martin P. Hoerling, Thomas C. Peterson, and Peter A. Stott, “Explaining Extreme Events”, in American Meteorological Society[2], retrieved 2015-03-21:
      As we conclude our third annual report on explaining extreme events, the dialog around the value of attribution science is intensifying (Kerr 2013).
  2. In a dramatic or literary presentation, the verbal parts of the script or text; the verbalizations of the actors or characters.
    • 2008, Jay Rose, chapter 8, in Audio Postproduction for Film and Video[3] (Motion Pictures), Focal Press, ISBN 9780240809717, page 18-:
      Besides, a video post room's console is smaller than those used for film, and you couldn't squander a dozen or more channels on dialog.
  3. A literary form, where the presentation resembles a conversation.
    • 1475, Higden's Polychronicon:
      Seynte Aldelme returnyde to Briteyne..makenge mony noble bookes ... of the rewles of feete metricalle, of metaplasmus, of dialog metricalle.
  4. (computing) A dialog box.
    • 2002, Christopher Tacke, ‎Timothy Bassett, Embedded Visual Basic: Windows CE and Pocket PC Mobile Applications
      You'll be prompted with the New Project dialog (see Figure 1.11) from which you'll have at least two types of projects from which to choose []

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dialog ‎(third-person singular simple present dialogs, present participle dialoging, simple past and past participle dialoged)

  1. (informal, business) To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.

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Czech[edit]

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dialog m

  1. dialog

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  • dialog in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • dialog in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Indonesian[edit]

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dialog

  1. dialog

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dia- +‎ -log; from Ancient Greek διάλογος(diálogos, conversation, discourse), from διά(diá, through, inter) + λόγος(lógos, speech, oration, discourse), from διαλέγωμαι(dialégōmai, to converse), from διά(diá) + λέγειν(légein, to speak).

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dialog m ‎(definite singular dialogen, indefinite plural dialoger, definite plural dialogene)

  1. dialog (US) or dialogue

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Etymology[edit]

dia- +‎ -log; from Ancient Greek διάλογος(diálogos, conversation, discourse), from διά(diá, through, inter) + λόγος(lógos, speech, oration, discourse), from διαλέγωμαι(dialégōmai, to converse), from διά(diá) + λέγειν(légein, to speak).

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dialog m ‎(definite singular dialogen, indefinite plural dialogar, definite plural dialogane)

  1. dialog (US) or dialogue

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Polish[edit]

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dialog m inan

  1. dialog (conversation or other discourse between individuals)

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Swedish[edit]

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dia- +‎ -log

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dialog c

  1. dialog

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Inflection of dialog 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dialog dialogen dialoger dialogerna
Genitive dialogs dialogens dialogers dialogernas