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Conference vs. Meeting

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Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

(uncountable) The action of the verb to meet.

Conferencenoun

(politics) A multilateral diplomatic negotiation.

Meetingnoun

A gathering of people/parties for a purpose.

‘We need to have a meeting about that soon.’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

The people at such a gathering, as a collective.

‘What has the meeting decided.’;

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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.

Meetingnoun

An encounter between people, even accidental.

‘They came together in a chance meeting on the way home from work.’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

A place or instance of junction or intersection.

‘Earthquakes occur at the meeting of tectonic plates.’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

A religious service held by a charismatic preacher in small towns in the United States.

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Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

(Quakerism) An administrative unit in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

‘Denver meeting is a part of Intermountain yearly meeting.’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingverb

present participle of meet

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

A coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress.

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Conferenceverb

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

Meetingnoun

A junction, crossing, or union; as, the meeting of the roads or of two rivers.

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.’;

Meetingnoun

A congregation; a collection of people; a convention; as, a large meeting; an harmonious meeting.

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.’;

Meetingnoun

An assembly for worship; as, to attend meeting on Sunday; - in England, applied distinctively and disparagingly to the worshiping assemblies of Dissenters.

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

a formally arranged gathering;

‘next year the meeting will be in Chicago’; ‘the meeting elected a chairperson’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

the social act of assembling for some common purpose;

‘his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

a small informal social gathering;

‘there was an informal meeting in my livingroom’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

a casual or unexpected convergence;

‘he still remembers their meeting in Paris’; ‘there was a brief encounter in the hallway’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meetingnoun

the act of joining together as one;

‘the merging of the two groups occurred quickly’; ‘there was no meeting of minds’;

Conferencenoun

an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

Meetingnoun

a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers);

‘Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers’;

Conferencenoun

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

Meeting

A meeting is when two or more people come together to discuss one or more topics, often in a formal or business setting, but meetings also occur in a variety of other environments. Many various types of meetings exist.

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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