meeting: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mē'ting), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of coming together: a chance meeting in the park.
  2. an assembly or conference of persons for a specific purpose: a ten o'clock business meeting.
  3. the body of persons present at an assembly or conference: to read a report to the meeting.
  4. a hostile encounter; duel.
  5. an assembly for religious worship, esp. of Quakers.
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  7. a place or point of contact; junction; union: the meeting of two roads; the meeting of the waters.
  8. to hold, conduct, or participate in a meeting: The producer took a meeting with the cast of the film.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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