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

  2. Conferencenoun

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

  3. Conferencenoun

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

  4. Conferencenoun

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

  5. Conferencenoun

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

  6. Conferencenoun

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

  7. 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. Bob Nicholls:

    We went through the kitchen and into this conference room. What we hadn't realized was there were around a 150 people there as there had been a conference, we barricaded the doors, the elevator on our floor so no one could get up. I had my guys stationed outside, we were feeling confident. The last thing these guys would expect was a bunch of mad South Africans with meat cleavers.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    Senator Tim Scott is not just one of the strongest leaders in our Senate Republican Conference. He is one of the most inspiring and unifying leaders in our nation, nobody is better at communicating why far-left policies fail working Americans.

  3. Sean McVay:

    It's an incredible honor to be here, it's also torturous to have a team win a championship and then make you come the next morning to a press conference this early.

  4. Robyn Patterson:

    It's sad -- but not surprising -- that Kevin McCarthy has harsher words for patriotic members of Kevin McCarthy own conference than Kevin McCarthy does for the insurrectionists who viciously attacked Capitol law enforcement and House Republicans holding a jailhouse presser on the insurrectionists behalf.

  5. Grant DuBose:

    We lost last week, we knew that we needed that win and it was a conference game, we have a Power Five opponent (this week) with Illinois, so it’s just about gaining momentum for our offense. That’s what we need after only putting up seven points last week.

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