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forum

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfɔːrəm/ MEETINGS
a meeting in which people can discuss subjects that are important to them with others: create/provide a forum for sth The meeting provided a valuable forum for discussing the issue from many diverse perspectives.an international/regional/public forum They plan to discuss the survey results in a public forum.an economic/policy forum At its summer policy forum, Labour appears to have offered a compromise.
a group of people who use the internet to discuss subjects that are important or interesting to them: an internet/intranet/online forum She's a regular blogger on an online forum.
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