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. Kevin McCarthy:

    Everyone in leadership serves at the pleasure of the conference, we want to be united in moving forward.

  2. South Korean lawmakers:

    Thae Yong-ho, Pyongyang's former deputy envoy to the United Kingdom who defected in 2016, said Italy Wednesday at a press conference in Seoul. Read More.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    Erdoganannounced that betweensix months to two years from now, Turkey could repatriate about onemillionrefugees into a safe zone established in northern Syria. Outside the White House, dozens of Kurds and their supporters waved Kurdish and American flags in protest. WATCH : JIM JORDAN UNLEASED -- SAYS OBAMA GAVE UKRAINE BLANKETS, WHILE TRUMP PROVIDED MISSILES The press conference came after the two leaders met in the White House, and followed a meeting with five Republicansenators, including Ted Cruz of Texas and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. ( After President Trump urged President Trump Erdoganto call ona friendly reporter from Turkey.

  4. Justin Trudeau:

    Last night I made reference to the fact that there was an unscheduled press conference before my meeting with President Trump. I was happy to be part of it but it was certainly notable.

  5. Charles Kupchan:

    The advantages are not just symbolic( for Vice President Harris '). It's also a great platform. Vice President Harris ' speech will be covered globally, the Munich Security Conference affords what you might call' one-stop' shopping in the sense that the key players will be there.

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