hold+a+conference

  • 1 hold a conference — index confer (consult), discourse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 conference — [kän′fər əns, kän′frəns; ] for n. 6 [ kən fʉr′əns] n. [Fr conférence < ML conferentia < L conferens, prp. of conferre: see CONFER] 1. the act of conversing or consulting on a serious matter 2. a formal meeting of a number of people for… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 conference committee — n: a joint committee that is appointed to hold a conference on differing versions of a bill Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 conference — n. 1) to convene; hold a conference 2) a news, press; peace; staff; summit conference 3) a conference between 4) a conference on (to hold a conference on disarmament) 5) at a conference (you ll see her at the press conference) 6) in conference… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 5 conference — noun (C) 1 a large formal meeting where a lot of people discuss important matters such as business or politics, especially for several days (+ on): a scientific conference on the ozone layer | hold a conference (=have a conference) | attend a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 conference — con|fe|rence W1S3 [ˈkɔnfərəns US ˈka:n ] n 1.) a large formal meeting where a lot of people discuss important matters such as business, politics, or science, especially for several days ▪ Representatives from over 100 countries attended the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 Conference Call — An event during which investors can call in to hear a company s management report its quarterly results as well as forward, or projected, earnings. A conference call generally begins with an uninterrupted report from management. Then the meeting… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 8 Conference USA Football Championship Game — Conference Football Championship Sport College football Conference Conferenc …

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  • 9 conference — con‧fe‧rence [ˈkɒnfrəns ǁ ˈkɑːn ] noun [countable] 1. a large formal meeting, usually lasting a day or several days, where people discuss things in order to exchange information or to come to an agreement: • a sales conference 2. a private and… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia — (CICA) …

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  • 11 hold conference — index converse, discuss Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 hold the floor — ► MEETINGS to speak in a formal situation, such as at a conference or meeting: »Martin held the floor for almost an hour. Main Entry: ↑hold …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 hold — A process by which a bank restricts funds deposited by checks. Usually but not always used to restrict the proceeds of checks drawn on other banks until the funds have been transferred by the drawor s bank to an account that the depositor s bank… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 hold — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act/way of holding sth ADJECTIVE ▪ firm, tight ▪ He still had me in a tight hold. VERB + HOLD ▪ catch, get, grab …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 Conference for Progressive Political Action — The Conference for Progressive Political Action was officially established by the convention call of the 16 major railway labor unions in the United States, represented by a committee of six: William H. Johnston of the Machinists Union, Martin F …

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  • 16 Conference Center — The Conference Center, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, which cost billions of dollars, is the premier meeting hall for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints (the LDS Church, popularly known as the Mormon Church ). Completed in spring… …

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  • 17 hold — hold1 W1S1 [həuld US hould] v past tense and past participle held [held] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in your hand/arms)¦ 2¦(event)¦ 3¦(keep something in position)¦ 4¦(job/title)¦ 5¦(keep/store)¦ 6¦(keep something available for somebody)¦ 7¦(keep somebody… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 hold — I UK [həʊld] / US [hoʊld] verb Word forms hold : present tense I/you/we/they hold he/she/it holds present participle holding past tense held UK [held] / US past participle held *** 1) [transitive] to carry something using your hands or arms Can… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 Conference for Progressive Labor Action — This cartoon from the monthly magazine of the CPLA illustrates the organization s view of the American Federation of Labor. The Conference for Progressive Labor Action (CPLA) was a left wing American political organization established in May 1929 …

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  • 20 conference — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ international, national, regional, world ▪ one day, etc. ▪ annual, quarterly ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary


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