- Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a conference or meeting on a single topic, usu. involving several speakers.
Our professor won't be teaching the class this week; she's giving a talk at a symposium in Madrid.
||a collection of articles by different authors on a single topic.
His article was included in the symposium on computer-aided learning.
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||in ancient Greece, a pleasurable occasion for socializing and intellectual discussion.