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meeting

noun [C]     /ˈmiː.tɪŋ/ US  /-t̬ɪŋ/
A2 an occasion when people come together intentionally or not intentionally: We're having a meeting on Thursday to discuss the problem. I'm afraid she's in a meeting - I'll ask her to call you back later. A chance (= not intended) meeting with a publisher on an airplane had launched his career. I liked him from our first meeting.Meeting peopleOfficial meetings a group of people who have met for a particular purpose: The meeting wants to look at the proposal again.Meeting peopleOfficial meetings UK a sports competitionCompetitions, and parts of competitions
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