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meeting

[mee-ting] /ˈmi tɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of coming together:
a chance meeting in the park.
2.
an assembly or conference of persons for a specific purpose:
a ten o'clock business meeting.
3.
the body of persons present at an assembly or conference:
to read a report to the meeting.
4.
a hostile encounter; duel.
5.
an assembly for religious worship, especially of Quakers.
7.
a place or point of contact; junction; union:
the meeting of two roads; the meeting of the waters.
Idioms
8.
take a meeting, Informal. to hold, conduct, or participate in a meeting:
The producer took a meeting with the cast of the film.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see meet1, -ing1
Related forms
submeeting, noun
Synonyms
1. encounter; confrontation; rendezvous.
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meeting

/ˈmiːtɪŋ/
noun
1.
an act of coming together; encounter
2.
an assembly or gathering
3.
a conjunction or union
4.
a sporting competition, as of athletes, or of horse racing
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