direct discourse

noun
quotation of a speaker in which the speaker's exact words are repeated.
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direct speech or esp (US) direct discourse
 
n
the reporting of what someone has said or written by quoting his exact words
 
direct discourse or esp (US) direct discourse
 
n

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No machine can, or should, be a surrogate for direct discourse between people.
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