What does Conference mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conferencenoun

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

  2. league, conferencenoun

    an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

  3. conference, group discussionnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. conferencenoun

    A multilateral diplomatic negotiation.

  2. conferencenoun

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

  3. conferencenoun

    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. conferencenoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conferencenoun

    the act of comparing two or more things together; comparison

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  2. Conferencenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  3. Conferencenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  4. Conferencenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  5. Conferencenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. confrence. See Confer.]

  6. Conferencenoun

    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  

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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

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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. Tyler Tessier:

    The pregnant teacher did n’t show up to her first day of school on Sept. 5. On Sept. 7, her vehicle was found parked five minutes away from the school she worked at. PREGNANT MARYLAND TEACHER REPORTED MISSING AFTER SENDING' TROUBLING' TEXT MESSAGE On Monday, Wallen’s father, Mark, pleaded with the public at a news conference for information on his daughter and was offering a $ 25,000 reward for anything on her whereabouts, while Tyler Tessier, who also spoke, said Tyler Tessier was praying Wallen would be found safe. Laura, if you are listening, it doesn't matter what’s happened, it doesn't matter what type of trouble, there is nothing we can't fix together – myself and yourfamily, there are so many people, so many people that miss you, so many people who were out, who haven't slept. We haven't eaten. We are just looking or praying that you are safe.

  2. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    Farmers protest against the injustice from Govt is actually being led from the front by the ground level people from Hariyana, Punjab and Western UP and these people (Jaats, Sikhs, Gurjars) are regarded as physically strongest in India and known for their fearless bravery. The second line of farmers force is from Rajasthan, Bihar and Rest of UP and they are also very strong built. This protest is being supported by entire India except duffers (Andhbhakt) and traitors. Hope the topmost farmer leaders who appear for press conference mainly do not ditch these poor farmers

  3. Will Trump:

    In two weeks, I'm going to a location, it's going to be in California. Believe it or not, they were begging us to build in San Diego, begging us to build a wall. And we're just in the process of completing a major stretch of many miles of wall. And we're going to have a news conference there just to show people that ... it's really good stuff.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    I think I can speak for our conference by saying were not ruling that out, but we think we ought to take a pause here, do a good job of evaluating what weve already done.

  5. John Sandweg:

    It's pretty rare for the secretary to personally attend a press availability or press conference on some operation. It happens, but it's pretty rare.

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