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Definition of "discourses" []

  • Plural form of discourse. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "discourses" in a sentence
  • "Science: The History of Attitudes to Sexuality, for example, Julia Leslie notes, "There were two main discourses about sexuality in early modern England, one religious, one medical" (83)."
  • "Perhaps the most important socioreligious dimension of these discourses is the emphasis on the family as an integral element of twelfth - and thirteenth-century Christian piety."
  • "When my daughter and coauthor Jenny and I were growing up as father and daughter, she referred to my discourses on life as the ‘Lectures.’"