con·​fab | \ ˈkän-ˌfab How to pronounce confab (audio) , kən-ˈfab How to pronounce confab (audio) \

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confab \ kən-​ˈfab How to pronounce confab (audio) , ˈkän-​ˌfab How to pronounce confab (audio) \ intransitive verb

Examples of confab in a Sentence

we had a little confab about the merits of the plan after the requisite confab, we got down to business
Recent Examples on the Web In his remarks yesterday at the annual Health Datapalooza confab, Califf raised this concern again. Nicholas Florko, STAT, 9 Apr. 2022 In late March, the 53-year-old confab announced its 2022 results, consisting of more than 4,000 liquor entries from across more than 90 different countries. Brad Japhe, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2022 And voting is already underway among the thousands of attendees taking part at the confab in Orlando, which is the oldest and largest gathering of conservative leaders and activists. Fox News, 26 Feb. 2022 Works in Progress by Annecy showcase at Ventana Sur 2021, the biggest film and TV confab in Latin America. Emilio Mayorga, Variety, 1 Nov. 2021 The Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual confab of conservative luminaries more commonly known as CPAC, opened its ceremonies in Orlando, Florida, as always, with the national anthem. Laura Jedeed, The New Republic, 26 Feb. 2022 When the Chinese Communist Party’s National Congress, a monumentally important party confab held every five years, convenes later this year, the likely appointment of General Secretary Xi Jinping to an unprecedented third term will take place there. Jimmy Quinn, National Review, 16 Feb. 2022 But a sharp rise in COVID cases due to the Omicron variant of the virus has prompted several companies to drop out of the tech confab. Todd Spangler, Variety, 21 Dec. 2021 The German confab is the only major international film festival to have tested vaccinated delegates every 24 hours. Manori Ravindran, Variety, 17 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of confab

1701, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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7 May 2022

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