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duologue (part, script, which)

Definition:

a part of the script in which the speaking roles are limited to 2 actors

Class:

communication noun (communicative processes and contents)

Plural:

duologues

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

"duo-", on the pattern of monologue
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of duologue...

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

duologue | duolog [United States] | dialogue [less common, sense-specific]

a part or all of a play in which the speaking roles are limited to two actors | a less common word for "dialogue" (23 of 287 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/duologue

Oxford Dictionary:

duologue

a play or part of a play with speaking roles for only two actors (14 of 42 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/duologue

Wiktionary:

duologue | duologues [plural] | dialogue [synonym, sense-specific]

A conversation between two persons; dialogue. | A dramatic performance or piece in the form of a dialogue limited to two speakers. (21 of 32 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/duologue

Random House Dictionary:

duologue

a conversation between two persons; dialogue. | a dramatic performance or piece in the form of a dialogue limited to two speakers. (21 of 30 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/duologue

American Heritage Dictionary:

duologue

A dialogue or conversation between two persons (7 of 25 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duologue

Merriam-Webster:

duologue

a dialogue between two persons (5 of 19 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/duologue

New World Dictionary:

duologue

a conversation between two people, especially in a dramatic performance (10 of 17 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duologue

Wikipedia:

Dialogue | dialog

a literary and theatrical form consisting of a written or spoken conversational exchange between two or more people. Its chief historical origins as narrative, philosophical or didactic device are to be found in classical Greek and Indian literature,... (38 of 2343 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Dialogue

Dialogue (disambiguation)

a conversational exchange. Dialogue or dialog may also refer to: Dialogue (magazine), a 1978-2004 art magazine | Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought | Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review | Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, a book... (35 of 219 words, 21 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Dialogue (disambiguation)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

dialogue

in its widest sense, the recorded conversation of two or more persons, especially as an element of drama or fiction. As a literary form, it's a ... (26 of 359 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/161272​/dialogue

Macmillan British Dictionary:

dialogue | dialogues [plural]

[countable/uncountable] a process in which two people or groups have discussions in order to solve problems | [uncountable, literary] the words that ... (21 of 104 words, 2 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/dialogue

Cambridge Dictionary:

dialogue | dialog [United States]

(a) conversation which is written for a book, play or film | formal talks between opposing countries, political groups, etc. (19 of 72 words, 2 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/dialogue

Encarta Dictionary:

duologue | duologues [plural]

a play or part of a play in which only two actors speak | a dialogue between two actors, or a conversation between two people (24 of 51 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861606980​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

duologue

First use: mid 18th century

Origin: "duo-", on the pattern of monologue

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/duologue

Wiktionary:

duologue | duologues [plural]

Origin: duo- + -logue

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/duologue

duo-

Origin: Latin duo two

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/duo-

-logue

Origin: French -logue, from Ancient Greek -λόγος (-logos, "one who speaks (in a certain manner)").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-logue

American Heritage Dictionary:

duologue

Origin: "duo" + "monologue".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duologue

duo | duos [plural]

Origin: Italian, from Latin, two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duo

monologue | monologued [past tense] | monologged [past tense] | monologuing [present participle] | monologging [present participle] | monologues [3rd-person singular present] | monologs [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: French: Greek mono-, mono- + Greek -logos, -logue.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/monologue

New World Dictionary:

duologue

Origin: "duo-" + monologue

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duologue

duo-

Origin: Latin duo, "two"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/duo-prefix

Encarta Dictionary:

duologue | duologues [plural]

First use: Mid-18th century

Origin: Blend of duo + monologue

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861606980​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

duologue | duolog [United States]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "duologue"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/duologue

the Free Dictionary:

duologue

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "duologue"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "duologue"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "duologue" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/duologue

Google Dictionary:

duologue | duologues [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "duologue"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

duologue

Audio: North American pronunciation of "duologue"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=duolog​01 word=duologue

YourDictionary Audio:

duologue

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "duologue" by speech synthesizer

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