conference

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun
    (written as Conference)
    a popular variety of dessert pear. It has a long shape and keeps very well.

Commerce

  • noun a meeting of an organisation such as an association, society or union

Information & Library Science

  • noun a meeting often lasting several days where people discuss a common subject or shared interest

Law

  • noun a meeting of a group of people to discuss something

Media Studies

  • noun a meeting to discuss the previous edition of a newspaper or magazine and to plan the forthcoming one

Politics

  • noun a meeting between representatives of the Senate and House of Representatives to discuss differences of opinion over a bill

Sports

  • noun an association or league of sports teams that compete with each other

Travel

  • noun an informal agreement between airlines or shipping lines to restrict competition on particular routes
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