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meeting

noun [C] uk   /ˈmiː.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
A2 a planned occasion when people come together to discuss something: We're having a meeting on Thursday to discuss the problem. I'm sorry but she's in a meeting - I'll ask her to call you back later. an occasion when people meet each other, especially when this was not planned: A chance (= not intended) meeting with a publisher on an airplane had launched his career. I liked him from our first meeting. a group of people who have met for a particular purpose: The meeting wants to look at the proposal again. UK a sports competition
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in Korean 미팅…
in Arabic اِجْتِماع…
in Portuguese reunião…
in Catalan reunió, entrevista…
in Japanese 会議…
in Italian incontro, riunione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會見, 會面, 會議…
in Russian совещание, состязание…
in Turkish toplantı, spor karşılaşması…
in Chinese (Simplified) 会见, 会面, 会议…
in Polish zebranie, spotkanie, mityng…
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