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Meaning of “meeting” in the English Dictionary

"meeting" in British English

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meetingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmiː.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
A2 a ​plannedoccasion when ​people come together to ​discuss something: We're having a meeting on ​Thursday to ​discuss the ​problem. I'm ​sorry but she's in a meeting - I'll ​ask her to ​call you back ​later. an ​occasion when ​peoplemeet each other, ​especially when this was not ​planned: A chance (= not ​intended) meeting with a ​publisher on an ​airplane had ​launched his ​career. I ​liked him from ​our first meeting. a ​group of ​people who have ​met for a ​particularpurpose: The meeting ​wants to ​look at the ​proposal again. UK a ​sportscompetition

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

"meeting" in American English

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meetingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmi·t̬ɪŋ/
an ​occasion when ​people come together: We ​scheduled the meeting for ​Friday.
(Definition of meeting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"meeting" in Business English

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meetingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmiːtɪŋ/ MEETINGS
an occasion when a ​group of ​peoplemeet in ​order to discuss something: In a ​statementissued after the meeting, the ​board announced their decision to go ​ahead with the ​merger .have/hold a meeting The FSA will ​hold a meeting to discuss possible ​compensationpayouts on Monday.at/in/during a meeting A ​frameworkagreement will be ​signed next week during a meeting of EU ​foreignministers.last/next meeting There was ​speculation that the Fed may ​cut its ​lendingrate from 5.25% before its next meeting. a meeting with sb The ​bank announced the ​expandedcostcuts in a meeting with ​analysts after the ​close of ​trading.a meeting between sb/sth and sb/sth No meeting has yet taken ​place between ​seniormanagement and ​unionrepresentatives.be in/go to/attend a meeting Over 200 ​peopleattended the meeting at the company's ​headquarters in San Diego.schedule/arrange/cancel a meeting We will be ​holding a meeting next week with ​industryanalysts.chair a meeting He ​chaired a meeting of ​senior Ministers last Thursday to discuss five-year ​plans for ​reforms.a meeting of leaders/delegates/shareholders Two new ​directors were ​elected to the ​board at the ​annual meeting of ​shareholders. a board/​committee/​shareholder meeting monthly/​weekly meetings an informal/​formal/​official meeting a high-level/​top-level meeting an upcoming/​scheduled meeting
(Definition of meeting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “meeting”
in Arabic اِجْتِماع…
in Korean 미팅…
in Portuguese reunião…
in Catalan reunió, entrevista…
in Japanese 会議…
in Chinese (Simplified) 会见, 会面, 会议…
in Turkish toplantı, spor karşılaşması…
in Russian совещание, состязание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會見, 會面, 會議…
in Italian incontro, riunione…
in Polish zebranie, spotkanie, mityng…
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