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powwow

noun
 
 
/ˈpaʊ.waʊ/
[C] a meeting of Native Americans for making decisions or for having spiritual ceremonies or celebrations
(北美印第安人为议事、祈神或庆祝举行的)帕瓦仪式
CeremoniesOfficial meetingsMeeting people
[C usually singular] humorous a meeting where something important is discussed
会议,讨论会
My brother's getting divorced so I'm going home for a family powwow this weekend.
我哥哥要离婚了,因此本周末我要回家参加家庭会议。
Debate and discussion
(Definition of powwow from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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