What does Conference mean?

Definitions for Conference
ˈkɒn fər əns, -frənsCon·fer·ence

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Conference.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conference(noun)

    a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)

  2. league, conference(noun)

    an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

  3. conference, group discussion(noun)

    a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic

Wiktionary

  1. conference(Noun)

    A multilateral diplomatic negotiation.

  2. conference(Noun)

    A formalized event where scientists present their research results in speeches, workshops, posters or by other means.

  3. conference(Noun)

    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.

  4. conference(Noun)

    A group of sports teams that play each other on a regular basis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conference(noun)

    the act of comparing two or more things together; comparison

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  2. Conference(noun)

    the act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  3. Conference(noun)

    a meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  4. Conference(noun)

    a meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  5. Conference(noun)

    a stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  6. Conference(noun)

    a voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Conference

    a stated meeting of Wesleyan ministers for the transaction of the business of their Church.

Editors Contribution

  1. conference

    A gathering of people for a specific purpose at a venue.

    The conference center was open, spacious and airy and the feeling was of unity of purpose.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  
  2. conference

    A type of meeting with an accurate and specific purpose, agenda for discussion, to share data, information, facts, research and statistics, knowledge, views and feedback, to create an agreement, agree and create action points and solutions if appropriate.

    The new pattern is public conferences where local unity government use this as a tool to communicate and discuss local unity government and community plans and pathways to develop, evolve or change.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conference' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1023

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conference' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1087

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conference' in Nouns Frequency: #391

How to pronounce Conference?

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How to say Conference in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conference in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conference in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Conference in a Sentence

  1. Ioan Smith:

    The ECB is widely expected to keep policy unchanged at the June council meeting today, the focus of the press conference will be on comments on Greece and whether the ECB is willing to maintain Greek banks' lifeline in the form of extended ELA assistance.

  2. Quote Unquote:

    Press conference of physicians and media persons is taking place on virus, but none is wearing mask on their mouth.

  3. Frank Marshall:

    I think the thing that really stands out to me is the casting, when you’re looking for a young child actor you don’t know what David Fincher and Kathy’re like because David Fincher and Kathy’re just starting out. Haley [ Joel Osment ] came in and read the part and we were in a conference room and M. Night Shymalan just turned to us and said, ‘ That’s our kid ! ’.

  4. Pope Benedict:

    I am on the side of the bishops' conference.

  5. Brita Hagi Hassan:

    I reassured people on this matter ... we can remain for several months without a problem, there are posters, pamphlets and there will be a press conference about this matter, so that the people are aware of the new situation, because the situation is very bad.

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