conference ( conferences plural )
1 n-count A conference is a meeting, often lasting a few days, which is organized on a particular subject or to bring together people who have a common interest.
The President summoned all the state governors to a conference on education., ...the Conservative Party conference..., Last weekend the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland held a conference, attended by 450 delegates.
2 n-count A conference is a meeting at which formal discussions take place.
also in N
They sat down at the dinner table, as they always did, before the meal, for a conference..., Her employer was in conference with two lawyers and did not want to be interrupted.
conference call ( conference calls plural ) A conference call is a phone call in which more than two people take part. (BUSINESS) n-count
There are daily conference calls with Washington.
news conference ( news conferences plural ) A news conference is a meeting held by a famous or important person in which they answer journalists' questions. n-count
press conference ( press conferences plural ) A press conference is a meeting held by a famous or important person in which they answer journalists' questions. n-count
She gave her reaction to his release at a press conference...
video-conference ( video-conferences plural ) A video-conference is a meeting that takes place using video conferencing. (BUSINESS) n-count
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