1. A conversation between two or more people.
2. a. Conversation between characters in a drama or narrative.
b. The lines or passages in a script that are intended to be spoken.
Usage Note: In recent years the verb sense of dialogue meaning "to engage in an informal exchange of views" has been revived, particularly with reference to communication between parties in institutional or political contexts.
There was no such modern revival, no room for questions only seemingly cherry-picked responses to their pre-ordained questions - one respondent to each of the three questions CS had devised in advance; most worrying was that, by hand-picking respondents, they left absolutely no room for dissent and the people they chose to speak gave such preposterously neoliberal/on-message answers that they seem to have been body snatched... From the most basic practical stand point of minimising debt, what producer would advocate "greater use of soft loans, investments or other recoupment mechanisms" over grants?