conference

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Conference is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈkɒnfəɹəns/, SAMPA: /"kQnf@r@ns/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈkɑːnfəɹəns/, SAMPA: /"kA:nf@r@ns/

Noun[change]

Singular
conference

Plural
conferences

  1. A conference is a large organised meeting to discuss a particular topic or area.
    FMBRA will be holding a conference on diet, health, and the food industry on 19 March in Barcelona.
    Some of the world's top scientists attended an important conference in 1983, to study the effects of nuclear weapons.
  2. A conference is a meeting.
    Contact the teacher or coach and ask for a private conference without your child's presence.

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