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conference

con·fer·ence

conference

 
pronunciation:
kan f rns [or] kan frns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an organized meeting of persons with common interests, esp. professional interests, for the purpose of sharing information and opinions.
synonyms:
meeting
similar words:
caucus, consultation, convention, forum, powwow, proceeding, round table, seminar, symposium, talk, workshop
definition 2: a meeting to discuss a specific matter.
synonyms:
meeting
similar words:
consultation, powwow, proceeding, talk
definition 3: an organized grouping of athletic teams; association.
synonyms:
circuit, league
similar words:
association, division
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The word conference contains the following part:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."