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A dialogue between three people.
- ‘Major negotiations on the working time directive took place within trialogues, with the second meeting on 21 March, for example, agreeing a compromise formula that both took as a basis for negotiation.’
- ‘The international scholars who have participated in the Jewish-Christian-Muslim trialogues are committed to their faith but are also critical thinkers capable of analyzing problems caused by their own sides.’
- ‘The trialogue Younan envisions has eminently practical results: ‘peace education, based on tolerance, equality, and forgiveness.’’
- ‘O'Donnell's trippy, philosophical trialogue was compelling and definitively alive.’
- ‘The hedge fund draft directive will now enter a 'trilogue' involving the EU's three main institutions - the council of ministers, the European parliament and the European commission.’
- ‘He knew that Swidler and I were involved in Jewish-Christian-Muslim trialogues and had asked us to organize such a meeting in Macedonia, where no such dialogues had taken place.’
- ‘The co-decision procedure has been modified in practice through the institutionalization of trialogues.’
- ‘A forthright trialogue involving Africans, descendants in the diaspora, and whites to address the widespread fallout is critical.’
- ‘He cites the need for humility in trialogue and remains open to the changes his community may need to make as well.’
Mid 16th century: formed irregularly from tri- three + dialogue ( di- being misinterpreted as two).
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