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Definition of monologue noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (also monolog) noun
    , NAmE//ˈmɑnəˌlɑɡ//
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  1. 1[countable] a long speech by one person during a conversation that stops other people from speaking or expressing an opinion He went into a long monologue about life in Texas.
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] a long speech in a play, movie, etc. spoken by one actor, especially when alone
  3. 3[countable, uncountable] a dramatic story, especially in verse, told or performed by one person a dramatic monologue compare dialogue, soliloquy
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