summit Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"summit" in British English

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summitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsʌm.ɪt/

summit noun [C] (MEETING)

C2 an ​importantformalmeeting between ​leaders of ​governments from two or more ​countries: a summit meeting World ​leaders will ​meet next ​week for ​theirannualeconomic summit.
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summit noun [C] (HIGHEST POINT)

C1 the ​highestpoint of a ​mountain: On this ​day in 1784, Dr Michel Paccard and Jacques Balmat reached the summit of Mont Blanc.the summit the ​highest, most ​successful, or most ​importantpoint in something: I ​certainly haven't ​reached the summit of my ​career.
(Definition of summit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"summit" in American English

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summitnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsʌm·ɪt/

summit noun [C] (TOP)

the ​top or ​highestpoint, esp. of a ​mountain: We ​climbed to the summit of ​Mount Rainier.

summit noun [C] (MEETING)

a ​meeting of ​governmentleaders from several ​countries: The ​economic summit did not ​accomplish all that the President had hoped it would.
(Definition of summit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"summit" in Business English

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summitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsʌmɪt/ MEETINGS, POLITICS
a very important ​meeting between ​governmentleaders from different countries: EU ​leaders will debate the ​draftconstitution at a summit in Greece next month.call/convene/hold a summit The ​executivesecretary has called a summit of ​globalleaders to ​address the problem.attend/organize/host a summit South Africa ​hosts a summit this ​weekendaimed at countering the devastating ​effects of the HIV pandemic.
(Definition of summit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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