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English definition of “confab”

confab

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈkɒn.fæb/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ old-fashioned humorous
an informal discussion, usually about one particular subject: They had a quick confab to decide on a possible design.Informal talking and conversation
(Definition of confab noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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