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Definition of Conference

Conference

  1. The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.
  2. The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.
  3. A meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions.
  4. A meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them.
  5. A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.
  6. A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.

Conference Quotations

No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Francis Bacon

A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.
Fred Allen

According to Ted Watt's 'The First Labor Day Parade,' the September date was chosen because it coincided with a Knights of Labor conference in New York, thus guaranteeing a sizable turnout for the festivities.
Brendan I. Koerner

If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a 'peace conference,' you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes.
Joseph Stalin
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Conference Translations

conference in Dutch is conferentie
conference in German is Konferenz
conference in Italian is congresso
conference in Spanish is conferencia
conference in Swedish is konferens

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