meeting : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a formally arranged gathering
    next year the meeting will be in Chicago
    the meeting elected a chairperson
  • n  a small informal social gathering
    there was an informal meeting in my living room
  • n  a casual or unexpected convergence
    he still remembers their meeting in Paris
  • n  the social act of assembling for some common purpose
    his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day
  • n  the act of joining together as one
    there was no meeting of minds
  • n  a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
  • v  come together
    I'll probably see you at the meeting
  • v  get together socially or for a specific purpose
  • v  be adjacent or come together
  • v  fill or meet a want or need
  • v  satisfy a condition or restriction
  • v  satisfy or fulfill
  • v  collect in one place
  • v  get to know; get acquainted with
  • v  meet by design; be present at the arrival of
  • v  contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle
  • v  experience as a reaction
  • v  undergo or suffer
  • v  be in direct physical contact with; make contact

  • The success of the meeting led Schwab to create the European Management Forum as a non-profit that would facilitate such conferences on an annual basis.
  • Are all meetings meaningless? Ressler: When you think about it, calling a meeting and forcing people to come is one of biggest shows of power in the work environment.
  • Here's how Clarke recounted the meeting on 60 Minutes: "The President dragged me into a room with a couple of other people, shut the door and said, 'I want you to find whether Iraq .
News & Articles

  • By meeting privacy board, Obama seeks to reassure public on spying
    By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By meeting a privacy oversight board on Friday, President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans worried about losing their privacy after revelations that the U.S. government engaged in a vast monitoring of phone and Internet data. In the White House Situation Room, Obama met with members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board for about an ...
    June 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Meeting set on Kewaunee nuclear plant
    A public meeting has been set to discuss the future of the shuttered nuclear power plant in Kewaunee.
    June 21, 2013 - FOX 11 Green Bay
  • Meeting all about faster access to Internet
    There will be a meeting about broadband on June 24 from 6:30-7:30pm at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex in the Aspen Room. This meeting will focus on the broadband needs of businesses and residence in the South Lake Tahoe and Meyers area. Local Internet [...]
    June 21, 2013 - Lake Tahoe News

  • Kim Yong-Hyun in The Associated Press
    North Korea is pressing the US to come forward to a bilateral meeting to try to deflect the pressure it faces over the ship issue and move the atmosphere toward dialogue and (a resumption of) six-nation talks on the North's nuclear programs,...
  • Sepp Blatter in Ghana News Agency
    The London Evening Standard Reporter Simon Johnson reported among other things on 30 June 2010: "It is obvious that after the experience so far in this World Cup it would be nonsense to not reopen the file of technology at the business meeting of...
  • Barack Obama in Peace FM Online
    I was down there a month ago, before most of these talking heads were even paying attention to the gulf. A month ago I was meeting with fishermen down there, standing in the rain talking about what a potential crisis this could be,Obama said,...

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