exchange of views


exchange of views
   a disagreement between dogmatically opposed parties
   Mainly the language of diplomacy. Adjectival qualifications such as cordial or helpful do not indicate greater amity, nor is an exchange of ideas more propitious.

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  • exchange of views — index conversation, discourse, interview, meeting (conference), negotiation, panel (discussion group), parley …   Law dictionary

  • exchange — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 giving/receiving sth in return for sth else ADJECTIVE ▪ fair ▪ mutual, reciprocal, two way ▪ We get together once a month for a mutual exchange of ideas. PREPOSITION …   Collocations dictionary

  • exchange — ex|change1 [ ıks tʃeındʒ ] noun *** ▸ 1 giving each other something ▸ 2 angry conversation ▸ 3 change type of money ▸ 4 change places with ▸ 5 place to buy & sell goods ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a situation in which one person gives another person… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exchange — I UK [ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ] / US noun Word forms exchange : singular exchange plural exchanges *** 1) [countable] a situation in which one person gives another person something and receives something else of a similar type or value in return exchange of:… …   English dictionary

  • exchange — [[t]ɪkstʃe͟ɪnʤ[/t]] ♦♦ exchanges, exchanging, exchanged 1) V RECIP If two or more people exchange things of a particular kind, they give them to each other at the same time. [pl n V] We exchanged addresses and Christmas cards... [pl n V] The two… …   English dictionary

  • exchange*/*/ — [ɪksˈtʃeɪndʒ] noun I 1) [C/U] a situation in which one person gives, does, or says something and another person gives, does, or says something in return a frank exchange of views[/ex] an exchange of prisoners of war[/ex] Russia supplied crude oil …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • exchange — ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for another which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exchange broker — exchange ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exchange views — index converse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Views of the Arab–Israeli conflict — The Arab Israeli conflict is the result of numerous factors. Reasons cited for the conflict therefore vary from participant to participant and observer to observer. A powerful example of this divide can be found in opinion surveys of Palestinians …   Wikipedia


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