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"gathering" in British English

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gatheringnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡæð.ər.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡæð.ɚ.ɪŋ/
C1 a party or a meeting when many people come together as a group: There will be a gathering of world leaders in Vienna next month. a social gathering (= when people meet for pleasure not work)

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(Definition of gathering from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gathering" in American English

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gatheringnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡæð·ə·rɪŋ/
a meeting of people coming together in a group: We’re having a little social gathering tonight and hope you can come.
(Definition of gathering from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gathering" in Business English

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gatheringnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɡæðərɪŋ/ MEETINGS
a meeting in which many people come together as a group: There will be a gathering of world leaders in Canada next month.
(Definition of gathering from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gathering”
in Arabic تَجَمُّع…
in Korean 모임…
in Portuguese reunião…
in Catalan reunió…
in Japanese パーティー, 集まり, 会合…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚会, 集会…
in Turkish toplantı…
in Russian встреча, собрание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聚會, 集會…
in Italian raduno, riunione…
in Polish zgromadzenie…
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