get-together

[get-tuh-geth-er]
noun
1.
an informal and usually small social gathering.
2.
a meeting or conference.

Origin:
1910–15; noun use of verb phrase get together

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get-together
 
n
1.  informal a small informal meeting or social gathering
 
vb
2.  (tr) to gather or collect
3.  (intr) (of people) to meet socially
4.  (intr) to discuss, esp in order to reach an agreement
5.  informal get it together
 a.  to achieve one's full potential, either generally as a person or in a particular field of activity
 b.  to achieve a harmonious frame of mind

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Example sentences
It's a natural fit for practically any get-together-from a simple family birthday celebration to an elaborate dinner party.
But they can be largely captured with a combination of electronic communication and the occasional get-together.
The get-together, which might take place in a coffeehouse or a corporate conference room, is seldom required.
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