Definitions for colloquiumkəˈloʊ kwi əm; -kwi ə

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  1. colloquium(noun)

    an academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting

  2. colloquium(noun)

    an address to an academic meeting or seminar


  1. colloquium(n.)

    A conference treating a specific topic, at which experts and specialists present their views and discuss and analyze the information presented; the emphasis on conversation among the experts and with the audience distinguishes a colloquium from the more generic conference.

  2. Origin: [L. colloquium, fr. colloqui, -locutum, to converse, speak together; col- + loqui to speak.]


  1. colloquium(Noun)

    A colloquy; a meeting for discussion.

  2. colloquium(Noun)

    An academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting.

  3. colloquium(Noun)

    An address to an academic meeting or seminar.

  4. colloquium(Noun)

    That part of the complaint or declaration in an action for defamation which shows that the words complained of were spoken concerning the plaintiff.

  5. Origin: colloquium.

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