conferring conferring  /kən ˈfɜ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) have a conference in order to talk something over
  2. (v) present

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Usage(s):

  • Day after the North-East Leicester election, Macmillan spent eight hours in his office at Admiralty House conferring with his ministers.

News

  1. Consultants suggest fine tuning for Pendleton square, downtown

    Consultants have spent the last several months looking at Pendleton and its town square, conferring with residents and business owners about what kind of town they want in the years to come.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Anderson Independent-Mail

  2. Dickey give up 2 homers to Dunn in foggy loss

    Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, left, returns to the mound as the umpire crew discuss the visual conditions during the third inning of a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Blue Jays Monday, June 10, 2013, in Chicago. The umpires called a fog delay after conferring.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier

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    Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, left, returns to the mound as the umpire crew discuss the visual conditions during the third inning of a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Blue Jays Monday, June 10, 2013, in Chicago. The umpires called a fog delay after conferring.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

Quotes

  1. "A peace process that places faith in terrorists can never end in peace," McCain said. "And we do no favors to the Palestinian people by conferring approval upon the terrorist syndicate that has seized power in Gaza."
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: John McCain Source: ABC News

  2. "After conferring with other University officials, we decided that, in the best interest and safety of our student-athletes and given the logistical issues for both Houston and Air Force, we are making the decision now so we can move ahead with the...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Dave Maggard Source: Sports Network

  3. "I've been conferring with the coaches and I'll be racing in all the events here. So hopefully I'll come out with a little more success than I've had in the last major championships," said Miller, who failed to win a medal at last year's Turin...
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Bode Miller Source: International Herald Tribune

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