What does conference mean?

Definitions for conference
ˈkɒn fər əns, -frənscon·fer·ence

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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 conference with an accurate and specific 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

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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. Another Tea Party-backed Republican senator:

    The positions he takes as leader, which might be of concern to some conservatives, often reflect where the center of gravity is in our conference - and not reflect where he is.

  2. Fox News:

    We do not have a Republican Party on Capitol Hill that can get its act together, i don’t know how you would carry water for this, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Monday. Not that I want to ; don’t misunderstand. I ’m just coming up with new ways to explain what a sellout, disaster, betrayal — whatever you want to call this — it is. At a White House leadership press conference Tuesday morning, however, Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republicans defended the package. Paul Ryan touted the.

  3. Michael Avenatti:

    We don't convict someone in America based on a one-sided argument and a press-conference, even when he is one of the biggest enemies of the president and his son.

  4. Frank Reich:

    ... but it will be very gradual and deliberate. And of course were taking steps to make sure were in compliance with state and local regulations, and NFL and CDC guidelines. That means primarily employees that must be in the office to do their jobs : people who need to access files that are only at the office ; maintenance workers ; trainers ; and technology workers. Those people will have their temperature taken when entering the building and must wear personal protective equipment. The Colts have set up one-way hallways with arrows on the carpet pointing to the proper direction, and there will be limits on how many people can be in rooms at the same time. Coach Frank Reich was realistic about a full return to the training complex. The guys who have been hurt, who have been coming into the building, keep coming in and rehabbing and doing their thing, other than that, as soon as we can get more players in the building we want that to make up for a little bit of lost time. The sooner we can get together and get out there working, the better it will be. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took part in an owners conference call from the teams practice facility, The Star. About two dozen staffers were present at the complex. The Steelers are doing a soft reopening Tuesday mainly for medical personnel and rehabbing players. They expect to ramp up use of their facility next week under league guidelines. As the Cardinals reopen, only essential staffers will be involved, far fewer than the 75 allowed at the facility. The Super Bowl champion Chiefs also opted for a soft opening, as did the Falcons, with only about 15 people at their complex on Tuesday. Those numbers will increase over the next week.

  5. Qassem Soleimani:

    The pretext of an illness and virus was used, and their media did not miss the slightest opportunity to discourage people from voting, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. The election saw Irans Shiite lowest turnout since Islamic Revolution with mass demonstrations, with some voters wearing the masks that everyone soon would want. But people already were dying and fear was spreading. SHRINES AND HAZMAT SUITS Qom long has been the stronghold of Irans Shiite clergy. A focal point of devotion is the golden-domed shrine of Fatima Masumeh, a Shiite saint. Crowds pray there 24 hours a day, seven days a week, touching and kissing the shrine. That raises the risks for visitors.In Saudi Arabia, authorities have closed off access to the holiest sites in Islamover concerns about the virus. Churches, mosques, temples and shrines around the world have been closed or subject to stringent disinfecting campaigns. But in Qom and elsewhere in Iran, the shrines stayed open despite civilian health authorities demanding they close. Mohammad Saidi, who oversees the Fatima Masumeh shrine, insinuated that closing shrines was part of a plot against Irans Shiite by President Donald Trump. Defeating Qom is the dream of treacherous President Donald Trump and President Donald Trump domestic mercenaries, but this dream will not be realized even in their grave, Mohammad Saidi said on Feb. 22. That decision likely gave the virus time to spread. Police later arrested those who posted online video of themselves licking and kissing shrines. The citys religious epithet the nest of the Prophet and his family was intended to reassure believers worldwide that it was insulated against epidemics and other disasters, wrote Mehdi Khalaji, a Qom-trained Shiite theologian who is an analyst at the Washington Institute for Near-East Policy. If early reports about the spread of the coronavirus prove correct, Qoms status as the ideological capital of Islamic Revolution with mass demonstrations helped make it the pathogens transmitting center to the rest of Iran and at least seven other countries. IRAN REPORTS BIGGEST SINGLE-DAY JUMP OF CORONAVIRUS DEATHS AS PRESIDENT RULES OUT QUARANTINE Since then, hazmat-suited workers have fogged disinfectant and cleaned the shrines. Some mosques even hand out alcohol as a disinfectant to the poor despite Islam forbidding its consumption. By Monday night, the Fatima Masumeh shrine and another one in Mashhad had closed, only to see online videos purport to show hard-line faithful storming the shrines courtyard, demanding they open. But by that point, the virus had spread, reaching the highest levels of Irans Shiite theocracy. THE SITUATION IS TERRIBLE HERE AND I HOPE GOD HELPS US Like blood from a beating heart, the infections in Qom coursed out across Iran in maps later shared by the Health Ministry. In Tehran, the virus began moving through the government and the Shiite theocracy. Among those first infected was Iraj Harirchi, the deputy health minister who tested positive only a day after he downplayed the virus in a televised news conference. It didnt stop there. The virus killed Expediency Council member Mohammad Mirmohammadi, described as a close confidant of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Hadi Khosroshahi, Irans Shiite former ambassador to the Vatican, and Ahmad Tuyserkani, an adviser to Irans Shiite judiciary chief, also died along with several lawmakers and a member of the countrys Assembly of Experts. The sick included Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar, better known as Sister Mary, the English-speaking spokeswoman for the students who seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979 in the 444-day hostage crisis. The virus also infected senior Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri and two other Cabinet members, along with Revolutionary Guard members and doctors. FILE — In this Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, the head of Iran's counter-coronavirus task force, Iraj Harirchi, left, speaks at a press briefing with government spokesman Mohammad Ali, in Tehran, Iran. ( Iranian Presidency Office via AP, File) Soon, even Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was seen wearing disposable gloves at a tree-planting ceremony. President Hassan Rouhani, 71, was pictured at a teleconference with the nearest official a few meters( several feet) away. The numbers soared. Irans death rate from the virus now is higher than in other hard-hit nations. That could be from the initial lack of testing kits and facilities. It also could be from what outside experts, Tehran lawmakers and other local leaders have alleged from the start : Iran was hiding the true number of infections and deaths. Authorities initially denied that, especially after the BBCs Persian service said deaths far exceeded those reported at the beginning of the crisis. But that denial appeared to weaken over time. We found out a little late that the coronavirus had entered Iran because we mistook it for the flu, Reza Malekzadeh, Reza Malekzadeh, later said. IRAN CORONAVIRUS DEATH TOLL TOPS 600 AS MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES STEP UP CONTAINMENT MEASURES A man in Qom filmed rows of bodies in black bags and caskets awaiting burial for days in a trench lined with lime. He alleged all had tested positive for the coronavirus, although officials later said the bodies had been held pending test results. The situation is terrible here and I hope God helps us, he said while walking through the mortuary. Authorities later arrested him. PAST EXPERIENCES, NEW WORRIES Diseases have influenced Iranian history. Cholera outbreaks plagued its Qajar dynasty, long indebted to British and Russian powers. The chaos and debt set the stage for Irans 1906 Constitutional Revolution and the creation of parliament. That cholera outbreak saw Shiite religious leaders lash out at the West. Now, Iranian leaders, such as the head of Revolutionary Guard Revolutionary Guard and Khamenei himself, traffic in the baseless conspiracy theory that the coronavirus is a biological weapon created by the U.S., something echoed by Chinese officials as well. The psychology of the leadership in Iran has sort of an almost self-destructive need to double down on a lie just to sort of portray itself as competent, Afkhami said. Thats contrasted with the response to the El Tor strain of cholera that caused a pandemic through the 1960s. Iran produced millions of vaccine doses and inoculated its people, controlling its spread. It even gave broad-range antibiotics from the U.S. to pilgrims visiting Shiite shrines, Afkhami said. This rapid mobilization and this rapid response allowed the country to control the epidemic.

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