Meaning of “seminar” in the English Dictionary

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"seminar" in British English

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seminarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsem.ɪ.nɑːr/ us /ˈsem.ə.nɑːr/

B2 an occasion when a teacher or expert and a group of people meet to study and discuss something:

I attended practically every lecture and seminar when I was a student.
I'm giving a seminar on the latest developments in genetic engineering next week.
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(Definition of “seminar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seminar" in American English

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seminarnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsem·əˌnɑr/

a meeting of a group of people with a teacher or expert for training, discussion, or study on a particular subject:

Police officers attended a seminar on relieving rush-hour traffic jams.

(Definition of “seminar” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"seminar" in Business English

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seminarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsemɪnɑːr/ us

an occasion when a teacher or expert and a group of people meet to study and discuss something:

conduct/give/hold a seminar
The delegates attended a seminar last week.
a business/training seminar

(Definition of “seminar” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)