conference /ˈkɑːnfərəns/ noun
plural conferences
plural conferences
Learner's definition of CONFERENCE
[count] : a formal meeting in which many people gather in order to talk about ideas or problems related to a particular topic (such as medicine or business) usually for several days
sometimes used before another noun
: a formal meeting in which a small number of people talk about something
often used before another noun see also conference call, news conference, press conference
[count] US : a group of sports teams that play against each other and that are part of a larger league of teams
often used before another noun
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