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Verb
/ˈkänf(ə)rəns/,
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conferences, plural;
  1. Take part in a conference or conference call
    • - video conferencing
Noun
  1. A formal meeting for discussion
    • - he gathered all the men around the table for a conference
  2. A formal meeting that typically takes place over a number of days and involves people with a shared interest, esp. one held regularly by an association or organization
    • - an international conference on the environment
    • - the third annual National Wilderness Conference
  3. A linking of several telephones or computers, so that each user may communicate with the others simultaneously
    • - a conference call
  4. An association of sports teams that play each other

  5. The governing body of some Christian churches, esp. the Methodist Church


  1. a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  2. league: an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
  3. a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
  4. Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom that stars David Mitchell and Robert Webb and broadcast on Channel 4. The series is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain. ...
  5. An athletic conference is a collection of sports teams, playing competitively against each other at the professional, collegiate, or high school level. In many cases conferences are subdivided into smaller and smaller divisions, with the best teams competing at successively higher levels. ...
  6. A multilateral diplomatic negotiation; A formalized event where scientists present their research results in speeches, workshops, posters or by other means; An event organized by a for-profit or non-profit organization to discuss a pressing issue -- like a new product, market trend or ...
  7. (conferences) groups into which teams are divided in professional and college football; the NFL is divided into National and American Conferences.
  8. Conferences pertain to meetings of professional chemical and educational organizations.
  9. (Conferences) Formal meetings at which professionals and parents of students with disabilities discuss assessment results, eligibility, placement, program design, and other matters.
  10. (Conferences) The collective knowledge of the presenters and participants will represent a great deal of market intelligence at many conferences.
  11. (Conferences) We have products and services that suit all kinds of conferences from the planning stage to setting up of event venue and cleaning up.
  12. (Conferencing) The joining together of more than two telephone users in a single call. Typically a call will be established between two persons, one will then hold the call, call a third party and then press a button to join all three parties in one call. ...
  13. Computer conferencing is a development of Email designed to support many-to-many communication, whereby computer users in different locations can take part in a “virtual conference”. ...
  14. Web conferencing, Video conferencing, Computer conferencing, Synchronous conferencing, Data conferencing, Conference calling are all part of the GigaSpot Wireless Network, Business Class.
  15. (Conferencing) Connecting three or more people in a single phone conversation.
  16. (Conferencing) Evaluators conference with teachers prior to and after each announced evaluation. Before TAP evaluations, evaluators conduct a brief pre-conference with the teacher to discuss the lesson. ...
  17. (Conferencing) Programs and meetings which may be for the purpose of presenting and exchanging information, comparing views, learning, planning, and decision-making. ...
  18. (Conferencing) can be any kind of multi-user discussion, face-to-face or online. ‘Web conferencing’ typically refers to live, synchronous conversation online, where participants are invited to a virtual meeting. ...
  19. (Conferencing) is an informal process in which a third person helps the people affected directly by crime—victims, offenders, and close contacts of both—to have constructive dialogue about what happened and reach a mutually acceptable plan for repairing harm.
  20. The Conferencing module is an efficient method to conduct meetings independent of the location of the participants. Application is to be found in team coordination for example. Via drag-and-drop, the project leader adds his participants to the conference. ...
  21. The confusion of one man multiplied by the number present.
  22. A meeting. There were many meetings necessary for all the colonies to agree to form Canada. The government of each colony wanted to get the best deal for its citizens.
  23. A group of people who get together to exchange information and ideas on a specific topic.
  24. A group of vessel operators joined for the purpose of establishing freight rates.
  25. A group of carriers exempt from Anti-Trust laws because they can share services and establish rates.