conferences[ kon-fer-uhns, -fruhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF conferences
Synonyms for conferences
- round robin
- round table
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONFERENCES
I frightened you away from a couple of the conferences, as you know.
Since then the Conferences have been continued at intervals of three and four years.
"We're after other game than conferences to-night," said Monmouth, laughing again.
And now a truce was made with the Romans, and conferences held.
At these conferences the most elementary subjects are discussed.
It is the most gracious, as well as wondrous of all conferences.
But I thought the order you signed would have put an end to these conferences.
I believe I met him at one of the conferences in Paris or Geneva.
Behind the bar was a room devoted to conferences of the leaders of the strike.
He spent one part of the day in conferences of this kind, on morals.
1550s, "act of conferring," from Middle French conférence (15c.), from Medieval Latin conferentia, from Latin conferens, present participle of conferre (see confer). Meaning "formal meeting for consultation" is from 1580s.