Definition of Discussant

1. Noun. A participant in a formal discussion.

Specialized synonyms: Adducer
Generic synonyms: Participant
Derivative terms: Discuss

Definition of Discussant

1. Noun. A participant in a formal discussion, as in a symposium or academic conference, especially one who has been assigned a particular role or topic. ¹

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Definition of Discussant

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Discussant

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discussant (current term)
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Literary usage of Discussant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"... and that continue to fall further behind the prosperous societies of which our nation continues to be a leader. discussant JOSEPH E. STIGLITZ ..."

2. Environmental Indicators for Agriculture by Oecd, OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (1999)
"Forests and Landscape) discussant: Steve Brady (United States Department of ... New Zealand) discussant: Judith Hausheer (Federal Research Station for ..."

3. Partnering Against Terrorism: Summary of a Workshop by Charles W. Wessner (2005)
""But successful innovation and development will require successful and effective partnerships." discussant Kathy Behrens RS Investment Management Dr. ..."

4. Subsidy Reform and Sustainable Development: Economic, Environmental and by OECD., Publi Oecd Published by Oecd Publishing, Oecd. Published by (2006)
"... discussant Remarks Scott Vaughan Organisation of American States I will make a few observations from some of the presentations and discussions ..."

5. SBIR and the Phase III Challenge of Commercialization: Report of a Symposium by Charles W Wessner, National Academies Press (U.S., National Research Council (U.S.) (2007)
"discussant Trevor O. Jones BIOMEC Trevor Jones thanked the speakers for their presentations, and said he would like to raise several issues he had not yet ..."

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