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Official meetings and conferences

AGM

noun

Annual General Meeting: a meeting that a business or organization has every year to discuss issues and elect new officials

annual general meeting

noun

an AGM

appointment

noun

an arrangement to see someone at a particular time, especially for a business meeting or to get a professional service

assembly

noun

belonging to or relating to an assembly

assembly

noun

a meeting of people who represent different parts of a large organization

assembly

noun

the action of gathering together for a meeting

audience

noun

a formal meeting with a very important person

audioconferencing

noun

a way of holding a meeting or discussion in which people are connected by telephone

briefing

noun

a meeting or document in which people receive information or instructions

caucus

noun

a meeting in some US states of members of a political party to choose who will represent the party in the election for President

colloquium

noun

a large meeting to discuss something, usually an academic subject

conclave

noun

a meeting between a group of people who discuss something secretly

conference

noun

a large meeting, often lasting a few days, where people who are interested in a particular subject come together to discuss ideas

conference

noun

a meeting where a small number of people have formal discussions, either in person or remotely using electronic technology

conference

noun

used for conferences

conference call

noun

a telephone call in which three or more people use special equipment that allows each of them to hear and speak with the others

conferencing

noun

videoconferencing

congress

noun

a large meeting of members of a political group

congress

noun

a formal meeting of representatives, for example from different nations or scientific organizations, to discuss ideas, make plans, or solve problems

consultation

noun

a meeting in which people or groups have a discussion before decisions are made

consultation

noun

a meeting with an expert or a professional person to get advice or discuss a problem, especially a meeting with a doctor

convention

noun

a meeting that a lot of people belonging to a particular profession or organization go to in order to discuss things

convocation

noun

a formal meeting of the senior members of a church or university

council

noun

a meeting of a group like this, especially in the past

council of war

noun

a meeting between important people to discuss what to do when in an emergency or difficult situation

debriefing

noun

a meeting where someone gives a report about an important job that they have just finished, especially for the armed forces or the government

EGM

noun

Extraordinary General Meeting: a special meeting of a business or organization, called by its directors, shareholders, or members, to discuss a particular problem or matter

engagement

noun

a formal arrangement to meet someone or to do something, especially as part of your public duties

extraordinary general meeting

noun

an EGM

forum

noun

an organized event or meeting at which people discuss something

indaba

noun

a political meeting, especially one that involves African people

interview

noun

a meeting in which someone asks another person, especially a famous person, questions about themselves, their work, or their ideas, in order to publish or broadcast the information

interview

noun

a formal meeting in which someone asks you questions to find out if you are suitable for a job, course of study etc

interview

noun

an official meeting in which the police ask someone questions about a crime

interview

noun

a meeting in which someone asks you a series of questions as part of a research project

meeting

noun

an occasion when people gather to discuss things and make decisions, either in person or using phones, the Internet etc

mtg

abbreviation

meeting

news conference

noun

a meeting where journalists get information and ask questions about a particular piece of news

parley

noun

a meeting, usually between enemies, to discuss an agreement

performance appraisal

noun

a meeting between a worker and their manager in order to discuss how well they are doing in their work

performance review

noun

a performance appraisal

plenum

noun

a meeting for all members of a particular group

press conference

noun

an official meeting where someone makes a formal statement about a particular issue or event to journalists and answers their questions about it

rally

noun

a public meeting that a lot of people go to in order to support someone or something or to protest against someone or something

seminar

noun

a meeting at which a group of people discuss a subject

session

noun

a formal meeting of an institution such as a parliament or a court of law

sitting

noun

a period of time when a parliament or court meets

summit

noun

a meeting or series of meetings between leaders of two or more countries

symposium

noun

a meeting where experts discuss a particular subject

talking shop

noun

an organization or meeting in which people talk too much and achieve nothing

teach-in

noun

an informal meeting at which people are given information or training in a particular subject

teleconference

noun

a meeting held among people in different places using an electronic communications system, often television

town meeting

noun

a meeting where people discuss problems affecting the town where they live

video conference

noun

a meeting between people in different places who are able to see and hear one another using audio and video technology

videoconference

noun

a meeting in which people in different places see and hear each other using electronic equipment, including video screens

videoconferencing

noun

the activity of having meetings at which people in different places are connected by electronic equipment that allows them to see and hear each other

webinar

noun

a talk on a subject which is given over the Internet, allowing a group of people in different places to watch, listen and sometimes respond on the same occasion

workshop

noun

an occasion when a group of people meet to learn about a particular subject, especially by taking part in discussions or activities

video conferencing

noun

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