conference conference  /ˈkɑn fə rəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  2. (n) an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
  3. (n) a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic

Synonym(s)

News

  1. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. Increased in April

    BRUSSELS, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  The Conference Board Leading Economic Index ® (LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.2 percent in April, after increasing 0.4 percent in March and 0.6 percent in February. ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea Declines

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea declined 0.5 percent in April to 120.9 (2004 = 100), following a 1.2 percent increase in March, and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Conference USA to hold '14 tournament at UTEP

    Conference USA to hold '14 tournament at UTEP
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

Quotes

  1. Jeffrey Meldrum, a prominent Bigfoot researcher, told science journal Scientific American: "I'm extremely sceptical about this Bigfoot claim. I've had interactions with Tom Biscardi [a well-known Bigfoot hunter who is holding the press conference]...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: D Jeffrey Meldrum Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen said afterward that the replay official should be suspended and added, "I don't even know why we have replay right now in the Southeastern Conference if they're not going to utilize it."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Dan Mullen Source: ESPN (blog)

  3. "No doubt that before we go to (the conference), the document will be ready," said Abbas, whose authority has been limited to the West Bank since the militant Hamas movement seized control of the Gaza Strip in June.
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: USA Today

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