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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MEETING

Since their meeting the young man had been her abject cavalier.

Hester Paine was not particularly well pleased with the meeting.

This brings us to his meeting with Halbert Davis at the door.

It was still an hour to the time of meeting, and the Ave-bell was ringing.

She disliked the idea of meeting Evelyn in the dean's office.

But I more wonder, how he came to have a notion of meeting me in this place?

The meeting was held in the vast auditorium of the Circus Building, which was filled.

Tories and Liberals knew he had not shrunk from meeting the public on this question.

He told them what had happened, the meeting, the recognition.

On this particular night their meeting was unusually impressive.

WORD ORIGIN

"action of coming together," Old English gemeting, verbal noun from meet (v.). Meaning "gathering of people for discussion, etc." is from 1510s. In 17c., it was applied generally to worship assemblies of nonconformists, but this now is retained mostly by Quakers.

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