ADJ. close There needs to be a closer dialogue between management and staff. | direct The government refused to engage in direct dialogue with the terrorists. | constructive, serious | political a serious political dialogue
VERB + DIALOGUE engage in, have, hold Managers are willing to hold a dialogue with union leaders. | begin, enter into, open | resume
PREP. ~ about dialogue about concrete issues | ~ among The head encourages a climate of open dialogue among the teachers. | ~ between the need for dialogue between the two sides in the dispute | ~ on a constructive dialogue on pay and working conditions | ~ with They have agreed to resume their dialogue with the teachers.