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powwow

noun
 
 
/ˈpaʊ.waʊ/
[C] a meeting of Native Americans for making decisions or for having spiritual ceremonies or celebrations
(北美印第安人為議事、祈神或慶祝舉行的)帕瓦儀式;祈禱會
CeremoniesOfficial meetingsMeeting people
[C usually singular] humorous a meeting where something important is discussed
會議,討論會
My brother's getting divorced so I'm going home for a family powwow this weekend.
我哥哥要離婚了,因此本週末我要回家參加家庭會議。
Debate and discussion
(Definition of powwow from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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