Translation of discourse in Spanish:


disertación, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdɪsˌkɔrs/ /ˈdɪskɔːs/ /dɪsˈkɔrs/ /dɪsˈkɔːs/

See Spanish definition of disertación


  • 1 formal

    • 1.1(dissertation)

      disertación feminine
      • Valuable tips to raise themselves from mere seekers to achievers were provided by way of formal discourses, informal lectures, and games.
      • It is one of the few discourses to address the topic of lay ethics.
      • We have noted above that several Gnostic writings are post-resurrection discourses or dialogues.
      • They argued, discussed, rendered discourses and critiqued each other's theories.
      • The problem stems from critics' readiness to appeal to literature as a form of critique of legal discourse without enquiring into the discourses informing the writing, reading, and interpretation of literature itself.
      • A dissertation is a detailed discourse or treatise on a particular topic that provides a new perspective to a phenomenon.
      • Just a short discourse and then this topic is closed on my blog henceforth.
      • However, it's an interesting discourse on an unusual writing career.
      • Whenever she brought their conversation to a subject he found interesting, he gave longwinded discourses verging on speeches.
      • Both female and male writers drew on these discourses in their writing.
      • He prefaced his speech with a discourse on the need of friendship.
      • Both men and women are implicated in formal as well as informal gift-giving, although the most formal presentations and discourses are executed by men.
      • The author thoughtfully weaves patches of personal history with discourses on topics so fundamental to her growth as a young woman coming of age in Alabama.
      • My son will deliver a discourse on a Torah topic, and each of his grandfathers will say a few words.
      • It may not lead to long discussions and discourses.
      • Further, the economy of words and gestures in ritual speech serves to form and catechize in ways that formal discourse about this practice cannot.
      • Imperialism is a term often used as a rhetorical flourish and definitions vary especially in academic discourse and social discussion tracts.
      • In so doing, she literally connected discourses on Victorian manners and Mormon theology.
      • Woven of prior discourses, the text is ultimately related to all of culture.
      • Sure enough, the reader of this collection finds a range of perspectives on and approaches to early modern texts and discourses, from highly theorized essays to more straightforward historical explorations of gender in the period.

    • 1.2(talk)

      conversación feminine
      • Someone has finally written a book that lifts the discourse of our current political debate to a higher level.
      • It is something that is quite literally built, brick by brick, and at each level of society you understand what the parameters are of political discourse and political debate.
      • These are issues that should be at the forefront of political debate and election discourse.
      • However, we are not optimistic given the trends in current political discourse surrounding debate of issues such as the foreshore.
      • How, then, can we force a change in the media systems that dominate the discourse and misinform the debate?
      • The idea has also entered the public discourse, influencing debates on school curriculums and standardised tests.
      • One can imagine the consequences to the political discourse.
      • In speaking the academic discourse of philosophy, the debaters have lost their discursive, if not their literal, accents.
      • The fact that violence was mostly reproduced within interface communities meant that political discourses, in such places, were tied to the realities of vulnerability and threat.
      • In this, her work is a model for scholars attempting to understand the political discourse and social imaginaries of subaltern communities of all kinds.
      • Thus, we can identify strains of our current discourse in debates held nearly 40 years ago.
      • The preservation discourse speaks to the practice of individual responsibility for maintaining health.
      • I hope I can help change the political discourse in this country.
      • So what are the fruits of our actions in the political discourse?
      • I think this is about the quality of our political discourse.
      • Each transformation adds to the political power of the discourse.
      • Fear, whether it is quelled or stimulated, provides the capacity to both control and manipulate a variety of social and political discourses.
      • Ideas about class and class conflict have disappeared from political discourses.
      • They are an expression of ideas, a discussion, a debate, a discourse.
      • He who controls the discourse wins the argument.

  • 2

    discurso masculine
    • Second, resolving this underspecification requires reasoning about how the presupposition is rhetorically connected to the discourse context.
    • As a result, the work of literature is itself a concrete utterance within those discourses, existing on the same discursive plane as a contribution to their verbal-ideological life.
    • Although some readers would have liked to see additional chapters on discourse and pragmatics, I have kept the same choice of topics.
    • The investigation focused on how non-native speakers use intonation to signal meaning in the structure of their discourse.
    • All three examples are from the very first sentences of their essays; possessives are being used to introduce discourse referents.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to discourse (up)on sth disertar sobre algo
    • So the clippers frequently fall silent while he discourses on the usual topics beloved of barbers: holidays, football, etc.
    • His success with women is not to be wondered at: whatever might be their interests, he had the range of information and experience that gave him the ability to discourse knowledgeably on almost any topic under the sun.
    • While at the museum, he contributed essays to numerous books and kept up a prodigious lecture schedule, discoursing on the past and present of fashion at museums and universities around the country.
    • But whenever he has spoken about the guru, he has discoursed for not less than one-and-a-half hours.
    • They speak directly to the emotions, and they discourse about the things in life that really matter.
    • Romeo stumbled back and forth across the stage, spending most of the scene discoursing to the audience about Juliet's beauty while hardly looking at her.
    • I only discoursed on that pleasing subject because news is scarce.
    • There was scarcely a subject on which he could not discourse with humor and invention, from the depressive mood of the country to its other civic troubles.
    • He read the daily paper and after digesting would discourse on current events.
    • Meanwhile, fellow students were discoursing on what was to me the arcane subject of process theology.
    • The Party members, after all, aren't shy about discoursing on moral standards or reluctant to translate the most basic of those standards into law.
    • He's been doing the rounds of the newspapers portraying himself as the victim of press intrusion into his private life, and discoursing on identity and being proud to be English.
    • He spent half an hour waving his hands over my knees while discoursing on his life as a school-master and politics.
    • A quilter, she discourses regularly on the simple joys of stitching cloth, of creating harmony from scraps.
    • Choose a field of research, and Aristotle laboured in it; pick an area of human endeavour, and Aristotle discoursed upon it.
    • He discoursed about trees, from the cedars of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows from the wall.
    • While the two of us waited for the meeting to start, I sat rapt as Duncan discoursed on the origins of class society.
    • It will be particularly salutary because it allows us to discourse again about self-discipline, self-mastery, and maybe even the exercise of the will.
    • He would never miss an opportunity, in the prologues or epilogues to these programs, to discourse upon the importance of being frightened, of having your spine tingled.
    • It also allowed him to discourse on an important phenomenon that was gaining prominence at the time: the conflict between piety and wealth.
    • Time and time again, I will find myself discoursing with random people, all over the city, lately even in different states.
    • He was in a pensive mood on this night, even when collectively discoursing with the trio.
    • One senses that he misses being in a classroom discoursing with students.
    • Show me then what I shall accomplish by discoursing with you.
    • After an anxious search of three days they found Him in the Temple, discoursing with the learned doctors of the law.