HyperDic: conference

English > 3 senses of the word conference:
NOUNgroupconferencea prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
groupconference, leaguean association of sports teams / teams that organizes matches for its members
communicationconference, group discussiona discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
conference > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nferahns; kaa'nfrahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > conference: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda).
InstancesPotsdam ConferenceA conference held in Potsdam in the summer of 1945 where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill drew up plans for the administration of Germany and Poland after World War II ended
Yalta ConferenceA conference held in Yalta in February 1945 where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill planned the final stages of World War II and agreed to the territorial division of Europe
MembersconfereeA member of a conference / conference
NarrowercolloquiumAn academic meeting or seminar / seminar usually led by a different lecturer / lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting
seminarAny meeting for an exchange of ideas
symposiumA meeting or conference for the public discussion of some topic especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations
Broadermeeting, group meetingA formally arranged gathering
Spanishconferencia
Catalanconferència
Verbsconferhave a conference in order to talk something over
English > conference: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAn association of sports teams / teams that organizes matches for its members.
Synonymleague
NarrowerIvy LeagueA league of universities / universities / universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation / reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige
baseball leagueA league of baseball teams
basketball leagueA league of basketball teams
bowling leagueA league of bowling teams
class, divisionA league ranked by quality
football leagueA league of football teams
hockey leagueA league of hockey teams
major league, big league, majorsThe most important league in any sport (especially baseball)
minor league, minors, bush leagueA league of teams that do not belong to a major league (especially baseball)
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
Spanishalianza, conferencia, liga
Catalanlliga
English > conference: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic.
Synonymgroup discussion
Narrowerbull sessionAn informal discussion (usually among men)
colloquyA conversation especially a formal one
consultation, audience, interviewA conference (usually with someone important)
consultationA conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
huddle, powwow(informal) a quick private conference
press conference, news conferenceA conference at which press and tv reporters ask questions of a politician / politician or other celebrity
pretrial, pretrial conference(law) a conference held before the trial begins to bring the parties together to outline discovery proceedings and to define the issues to be tried
round table, roundtable, round-table conferenceA meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views
sessionA meeting for execution of a group's functions
teach-inAn extended session (as on a college campus) for lectures and discussion on an important and usually controversial issue
teleconference, teleconferencingA conference of people who are in different locations that is made possible by the use of such telecommunications equipment as closed-circuit television
Broaderdiscussion, give-and-take, wordAn exchange of views on some topic
Spanishconferencia, congreso
Catalanconferència, congrés
Verbsconferhave a conference in order to talk something over

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