Definition of "conference" [con•fer•ence]

  • A meeting for consultation or discussion. (noun)
  • An exchange of views. (noun)
  • A meeting of committees to settle differences between two legislative bodies. (noun)
  • An assembly of clerical or of clerical and lay members from a particular district in various Protestant churches. (noun)
  • Sports An association of teams. (noun)

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Use "conference" in a sentence
  • "* RSA security conference - $3,995 conference+ | $2,195 regular conference"
  • "The existing legislation, and it will be changed in conference, is a modest step on the way to true reform. nathan smith ga"
  • "In a statement to 26september. net Saturday he clarified that the Joint Meeting parties JMP want to go into alliance with extremist forces of the al-Qaeda, advocates of secession and rebels through what they term conference of national consultation in order to impede the parliamentary elections."