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meeting

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmiːtɪŋ/ MEETINGS
an occasion when a group of people meet in order to discuss something: In a statement issued after the meeting, the board announced their decision to go ahead with the merger .have/hold a meeting The FSA will hold a meeting to discuss possible compensation payouts on Monday.at/in/during a meeting A framework agreement will be signed next week during a meeting of EU foreign ministers.last/next meeting There was speculation that the Fed may cut its lending rate from 5.25% before its next meeting. a meeting with sb The bank announced the expanded cost cuts in a meeting with analysts after the close of trading.a meeting between sb/sth and sb/sth No meeting has yet taken place between senior management and union representatives.be in/go to/attend a meeting Over 200 people attended the meeting at the company's headquarters in San Diego.schedule/arrange/cancel a meeting We will be holding a meeting next week with industry analysts.chair a meeting He chaired a meeting of senior Ministers last Thursday to discuss five-year plans for reforms.a meeting of leaders/delegates/shareholders Two new directors were elected to the board at the annual meeting of shareholders. a board/committee/shareholder meeting monthly/weekly meetings an informal/formal/official meeting a high-level/top-level meeting an upcoming/scheduled meeting →  See also annual general meeting , annual meeting , annual stockholders' meeting , company meeting , creditors' meeting , general meeting , extraordinary general meeting , statutory meeting , stop-work meeting
Translations of “meeting”
in Korean 미팅…
in Arabic اِجْتِماع…
in Portuguese reunião…
in Catalan reunió, entrevista…
in Japanese 会議…
in Italian incontro, riunione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會見, 會面, 會議…
in Russian совещание, состязание…
in Turkish toplantı, spor karşılaşması…
in Chinese (Simplified) 会见, 会面, 会议…
in Polish zebranie, spotkanie, mityng…
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