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Topic

Meanings and phrases

topic

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n.
  1. the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; subject; theme
  2. some situation or event that is thought about; subject; issue; matter

topic sentence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sentence that states the topic of its paragraph

topic of discussion

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E.g.
  • Their relationship was a major topic of discussion throughout the flight.
  • The main topic of discussion is "Give Me Your Hand", the new play Russ is producing.
  • Finally, a robin eating a bug on a fence becomes a topic of discussion in the last scene of the film.
E.g.
  • Music-induced hearing loss is still a controversial topic for hearing researchers.
  • The identification of Anantavarman's maternal grandfather is a controversial topic.
  • The third partition, and the partitions of Poland in general, remains a controversial topic in modern Poland.

same topic

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E.g.
  • She was also a lead author on the same topic for the Fifth Assessment Report.
  • Amanpour also interviewed a Ghanaian man on the same topic on which she interviewed Buduong.
  • Some may feel anxious about writing an essay for school, but writing an email on the same topic doesn't trigger the anxiety.

main topic

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E.g.
  • The Afterlife ("akhirah") is the main topic discussed in the chapter.
  • The VF-84 "Jolly Rogers" (1955–95) are the main topic of this article.
  • "FAK" ("Facts And Knowledge") is a segment about trivia with one main topic.

specific topic

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E.g.
  • They cover a specific topic related to management or career development.
  • They mobilize Esperanto-speakers which share the same will about a specific topic.
  • The APF is divided in a number of sections, with each pertaining to a specific topic.

particular topic

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E.g.
  • It allows the teacher to find out the students prior knowledge on a particular topic.
  • He was vastly interested in a particular topic, and studied, observed, and collected things and information on his topic of choice.
  • For a classroom activity if the teacher divides the class for a particular topic then 1 paper with KWL chart per group shall be given.
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