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Conference vs. Congregation

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Conferencenoun

The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.

Congregationnoun

The act of congregating or collecting together.

Conferencenoun

(politics) A multilateral diplomatic negotiation.

Congregationnoun

A gathering of faithful in a temple, church, synagogue, mosque or other place of worship. It can also refer to the people who are present at a devotional service in the building, particularly in contrast to the pastor, minister, imam, rabbi etc. and/or choir, who may be seated apart from the general congregation or lead the service (notably in responsory form).

Conferencenoun

(science) A formal event where scientists present their research results in speeches, workshops, posters or by other means.

Congregationnoun

A Roman Congregation, a main department of the Vatican administration of the Catholic church.

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Conferencenoun

(business) An event organized by a for-profit or non-profit organization to discuss a pressing issue, such as a new product, market trend or government regulation, with a range of speakers.

Congregationnoun

A corporate body whose members gather for worship, or the members of such a body.

Conferencenoun

(sports) A group of sports teams that play each other on a regular basis.

Congregationnoun

Any large gathering of people.

Conferencenoun

A constituent tournament of a sports league in a given season.

Congregationnoun

A group of eagles.

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Conferencenoun

(obsolete) The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.

Congregationnoun

The main body of university staff, comprising academics, administrative staff, heads of colleges, etc.

Conferencenoun

(Methodist Church) A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.

Congregationnoun

The act of congregating, or bringing together, or of collecting into one aggregate or mass.

‘The means of reduction in the fire is but by the congregation of homogeneal parts.’;

Conferencenoun

A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.

Congregationnoun

A collection or mass of separate things.

‘A foul and pestilent congregation of vapors.’;

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Conferenceverb

To assess (a student) by one-on-one conversation, rather than an examination.

Congregationnoun

An assembly of persons; a gathering; esp. an assembly of persons met for the worship of God, and for religious instruction; a body of people who habitually so meet.

‘He [Bunyan] rode every year to London, and preached there to large and attentive congregations.’;

Conferencenoun

The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.

‘Helps and furtherances which . . . the mutual conference of all men's collections and observations may afford.’;

Congregationnoun

The whole body of the Jewish people; - called also Congregation of the Lord.

‘It is a sin offering for the congregation.’;

Conferencenoun

The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.

‘Nor with such free and friendly conferenceAs he hath used of old.’;

Congregationnoun

A body of cardinals or other ecclesiastics to whom as intrusted some department of the church business; as, the Congregation of the Propaganda, which has charge of the missions of the Roman Catholic Church.

Conferencenoun

A meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions.

Congregationnoun

The assemblage of Masters and Doctors at Oxford or Cambrige University, mainly for the granting of degrees.

Conferencenoun

A meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them.

Congregationnoun

the name assumed by the Protestant party under John Knox. The leaders called themselves (1557) Lords of the Congregation.

Conferencenoun

A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.

Congregationnoun

a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

Conferencenoun

A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.

Congregationnoun

an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together;

‘a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph’; ‘a great congregation of birds flew over’;

Conferencenoun

a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)

Congregationnoun

the act of congregating

Conferencenoun

an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

Conferencenoun

a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic

Conferencenoun

a dessert pear of a firm-fleshed variety.

Conferenceverb

take part in a conference or conference call

‘video conferencing’;

Conference

A conference is a meeting of people who about a topic.

‘confer’;

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