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Definition 1: a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for conference in the sense of this definition

(conference is a kind of ...) an exchange of views on some topic

"we had a good discussion" "we had a word or two about it"

(... is a kind of conference ) an extended session (as on a college campus) for lectures and discussion on an important and usually controversial issue

(... is a kind of conference ) a meeting for execution of a group's functions

"it was the opening session of the legislature"

(... is a kind of conference ) a meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views

"a roundtable on the future of computing"

(... is a kind of conference ) (law) a conference held before the trial begins to bring the parties together to outline discovery proceedings and to define the issues to be tried; more useful in civil than in criminal cases

(... is a kind of conference ) a conference at which press and tv reporters ask questions of a politician or other celebrity

(... is a kind of conference ) (informal) a quick private conference

(... is a kind of conference ) a conference (usually with someone important)

"he had a consultation with the judge" "he requested an audience with the king"

(... is a kind of conference ) a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question

"frequent consultations with his lawyer" "a consultation of several medical specialists"

(... is a kind of conference ) a conversation especially a formal one

(... is a kind of conference ) an informal discussion (usually among men)

(... is a kind of conference ) a conference of people who are in different locations that is made possible by the use of such telecommunications equipment as closed-circuit television

Definition 2: a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda) - [noun denoting group]

(conference is a kind of ...) a formally arranged gathering

"next year the meeting will be in Chicago" "the meeting elected a chairperson"

(... is a kind of conference ) a meeting or conference for the public discussion of some topic especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations

(... is a kind of conference ) any meeting for an exchange of ideas

(... is a kind of conference ) an academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting

(... is an instance of conference) a conference held in Potsdam in the summer of 1945 where Truman, Stalin, and Churchill drew up plans for the administration of Germany and Poland after World War II ended

(... is an instance of conference) a conference held in Yalta in February 1945 where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill planned the final stages of World War II and agreed to the territorial division of Europe

(conference is a member of ...) a member of a conference

Definition 3: an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for conference in the sense of this definition

(conference is a kind of ...) a formal organization of people or groups of people

"he joined the Modern Language Association"

(... is a kind of conference ) a league of universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige

(... is a kind of conference ) a league of hockey teams

(... is a kind of conference ) a league of football teams

(... is a kind of conference ) a league of bowling teams

(... is a kind of conference ) a league of basketball teams

(... is a kind of conference ) a league of baseball teams

(... is a kind of conference ) a league of teams that do not belong to a major league (especially baseball)

(... is a kind of conference ) the most important league in any sport (especially baseball)

(... is a kind of conference ) a league ranked by quality

"he played baseball in class D for two years" "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"

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