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symposium

noun [C] uk   /sɪmˈpəʊ.zi.əm/ us    /-ˈpoʊ-/ (plural symposia or symposiums) formal
an occasion at which people who have great knowledge of a particular subject meet in order to discuss a matter of interest: a symposium on European cinema
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