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conference

noun [C]     /ˈkɒnfərəns/
LARGE MEETING B1 a large, formal meeting, often lasting a few days, where people discuss their work, politics, subjects they are studying, etc: the annual sales conference Official meetingsMeeting people
SMALL MEETING a small, private meeting for discussion of a particular subject → See also press conferenceOfficial meetingsMeeting people
(Definition of conference noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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