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conferencenoun [C/U]

us   /ˈkɑn·fər·əns, -frəns/
a large, formal meeting at which there are groups of talks on a particular subject, or a small, private meeting for discussion of a particular matter: [C] She spoke at a conference in Geneva.
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conferencenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.fər.əns/ us   /ˈkɑːn.fɚ.əns/
B1 an event, sometimes lasting a few days, at which there is a group of talks on a particular subject, or a meeting in which especially business matters are discussed formally: a conference on women's rights They frequently hold conferences at that hotel. I'm speaking at/attending a conference next week. Should I book the conference room for the meeting?
be in conference formal
to be in a meeting: Ms O'Neill isn't available at the moment. She's in conference.

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conferencenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒnfərəns/ us   MEETINGS
an event, sometimes lasting a few days, at which there are a lot of talks and meetings about a particular subject: a conference centre/hallhold/organize a conference (on sth) The institute will be holding a conference on higher education and economic growth next spring.attend/go to/speak at a conference Most of the department attended the Mobile World conference in Barcelona. He was the keynote speaker at a conference in Frankfurt.conference delegate/participant Conference delegates will receive a discount on the price of their hotel rooms.
a private and formal meeting between a small number of people: After a short conference with his advisers, he announced his decision to resign. a conference room
be in conference formal
to be in a meeting: She directed him into a meeting room, where a number of executives were in conference.
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