Meaning of CONFERENCE in English

noun the act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.

2. conference ·noun a meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions.

3. conference ·noun a meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them.

4. conference ·noun the act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.

5. conference ·noun a voluntary association of congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.

6. conference ·noun a stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.

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