conference

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒnfrəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑnfərəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(konfər əns, -frəns)


Inflections of 'conference' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
conferences
v 3rd person singular
conferencing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
conferenced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
conferenced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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conference

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [global warming, trade, technology, music, business] conference
  2. a conference on [global warming]
  3. [holding, organizing] a conference on [global warming]
  4. is attending a conference in [Tokyo]
  5. The conference will take place in [London].
  6. is on a video conference (with)
  7. [attend, give] a press conference
  8. have a press conference scheduled for [later today]
  9. the [organization's, company's] annual conference
  10. a [special, guest] speaker at the conference
  11. UK: the [Labour, Conservative, Liberal] party conference
  12. the [fifth] world conference [of, on]
n as adj
  1. [place, make, have] a conference call
  2. [choose, select, be] the conference venue
  3. the conference [facilities, program, speakers, exhibitors]
  4. the conference [date, time, number, code]
v
  1. conferencing with [teachers, students, employees]
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