a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
conference, group discussion(noun)
a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
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 government regulation -- with a range of speakers.
A group of sports teams that play each other on a regular basis.
the act of comparing two or more things together; comparison
the act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views
a meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions
a meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them
a stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters
a voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are
Origin: [F. confrence. See Confer.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a stated meeting of Wesleyan ministers for the transaction of the business of their Church.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'CONFERENCE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1023
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'CONFERENCE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1087
Rank popularity for the word 'CONFERENCE' in Nouns Frequency: #391
The numerical value of CONFERENCE in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of CONFERENCE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
Embracing your mistakes and highlighting your flaws disables your enemies instantly. (IDCE2013 conference)
A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.
The vice-president of an advertising agency is a bit of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference.
I was terrified, and I reported it because I didn't feel safe at the conference, if I didn't get it fixed, I wouldn't go to another conference.
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Translations for CONFERENCE
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- مُؤْتَمَر, مؤتمرArabic
- конгрес, конференцияBulgarian
- συνδιάσκεψη, σύσκεψη, συνέδριοGreek
- còmhdhailScottish Gaelic
- התוועדות, כֶּנֶס, ועידהHebrew
- 회의, 會議Korean
- sjȅdnica, sednica, konferèncijaSerbo-Croatian
- sebokaSouthern Sotho
- konferans, konuştayTurkish
- hội nghị, 會議Vietnamese
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