summit meeting

summit meeting

noun
1.
a meeting or conference of heads of state, especially to conduct diplomatic negotiations and ease international tensions.
2.
any meeting or conference of top-level officials, executives, etc.
Also called summit, summit conference.


Origin:
1950–55

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summit meeting definition


Direct personal negotiations between heads of governments, especially meetings that took place between the leaders of the United States and the former Soviet Union.

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