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. John Boehner:

    Obviously, our members have a lot of differences on how maybe we want to go about tactics, but our goal is the same, our goal is to fight this President's illegal actions on immigration, and we're now in a position to force the Senate to go to conference committee.

  2. Dwight Clark:

    I can’t run, play golf or walk any distances. Picking up anything over 30 pounds is a chore. The one piece of good news is that the disease seems to be progressing more slowly than in some patients. i’m not having a press conference or doing any interviews.

  3. Jonathan Karl:

    The WHCA is horrified by a video reportedly shown over the weekend at a political conference organized by the president's supporters, all Americans should condemn this depiction of violence directed toward journalists and the president's political opponents.

  4. Kobe Bryant:

    He was the most feared man in the league for an entire generation, the influence is profound — league-wide, basketball community-wide, worldwide, Western Conference-leading Lakers family-wide.

  5. Jonathan Karl:

    The WHCA is horrified by a video reportedly shown over the weekend at a political conference organized by the President's supporters at the Trump National Doral in Miami. All Americans should condemn this depiction of violence directed toward journalists and the President's political opponents, we have previously told the President The President rhetoric could incite violence. Now we call on him and everybody associated with this conference to denounce this video and affirm that violence has no place in our society.

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