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summitnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsʌm·ɪt/
  • summit noun [C] (TOP)

the top or highest point, esp. of a mountain: We climbed to the summit of Mount Rainier.
  • summit noun [C] (MEETING)

a meeting of government leaders 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)







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summitnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌm.ɪt/  us   /ˈsʌm.ɪt/
(Definition of summit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"summit" in Business English

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summitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsʌmɪt/ MEETINGS, POLITICS
a very important meeting between government leaders from different countries: EU leaders will debate the draft constitution at a summit in Greece next month.call/convene/hold a summit The executive secretary has called a summit of global leaders to address the problem.attend/organize/host a summit South Africa hosts a summit this weekend aimed 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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