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Meeting vs. Seminar

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Meetingnoun

(uncountable) The action of the verb to meet.

Seminarnoun

A class held for advanced studies in which students meet regularly to discuss original research, under the guidance of a professor.

Meetingnoun

A gathering of people/parties for a purpose.

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

Seminarnoun

A meeting held for the exchange of useful information by members of a common business community.

Meetingnoun

The people at such a gathering, as a collective.

‘What has the meeting decided.’;

Seminarnoun

A group of students engaged, under the guidance of an instructor, in original research in a particular line of study, and in the exposition of the results by theses, lectures, etc.; - formerly called also seminary, now seldom used in this sense.

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Meetingnoun

An encounter between people, even accidental.

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

Seminarnoun

any meeting for an exchange of ideas

Meetingnoun

A place or instance of junction or intersection.

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

Seminarnoun

a course offered for a small group of advanced students

Meetingnoun

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

Seminar

A seminar is a form of academic instruction, either at an academic institution or offered by a commercial or professional organization. It has the function of bringing together small groups for recurring meetings, focusing each time on some particular subject, in which everyone present is requested to participate.

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Meetingnoun

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

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

Meetingverb

present participle of meet

Meetingnoun

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

Meetingnoun

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

Meetingnoun

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

Meetingnoun

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

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Meetingnoun

a formally arranged gathering;

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

Meetingnoun

the social act of assembling for some common purpose;

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

Meetingnoun

a small informal social gathering;

‘there was an informal meeting in my livingroom’;

Meetingnoun

a casual or unexpected convergence;

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

Meetingnoun

the act of joining together as one;

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

Meetingnoun

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

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

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.

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