meeting

noun

Definition of meeting

1 : an act or process of coming together: such as
a : an assembly for a common purpose (such as worship)
b : a session of horse or dog racing
2 : a permanent organizational unit of the Society of Friends

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Examples of meeting in a Sentence

The club's monthly meeting will be held next Monday evening. She was too busy to attend the meeting. Let's have a meeting to discuss these problems. I wasn't able to talk to him because he was in a meeting. They started dating each other soon after their first meeting. Their friendship began with a chance meeting at a business convention. Tonight's game will be their first meeting of the season. a town at the meeting of two rivers
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Utilizing pieces from both brands, the design team crafted a sophisticated look for Volandes's office that also seamlessly transitioned to a nearby meeting area. Liz Cantrell, ELLE Decor, "How to Make Your Office a "Home Away From Home"," 25 Feb. 2019 Reese later talked to Entertainment Tonight, saying that meetings are underway. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Everything We Know About "Legally Blonde 3"," 4 Feb. 2019 Samsung With a launch imminent, Samsung has reportedly been showing off its new phone to clients, most recently at a meeting in Las Vegas during CES this week. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Samsung’s Galaxy S10 will launch on Feb 20, and we only have one question: Will it fold?," 10 Jan. 2019 Francesca drops me off at DFW Airport Terminal D for my interview after meeting in Irving. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "How bike advocate Katie Deolloz gets around Austin," 19 Oct. 2018 The two characters are standing in an elevator after a business meeting about their client, Topaz pantyhose. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "What Christina Hendricks Really Thinks of That Iconic Mad Men "Burn This Down" Gif," 18 Oct. 2018 Tonight's episode of Victoria on Masterpiece PBS shows the British monarch meeting a legend of modern medicine, Florence Nightingale, as a cholera epidemic rages on in London. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Did Queen Victoria Really Meet Florence Nightingale?," 4 Feb. 2019 The secretary drew sharp criticism for opening up federal waters adjacent to states that didn't want offshore drilling, while exempting Florida from the same treatment after a meeting from the state's Republican governor. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Trump will replace Interior Department Secretary next week," 16 Dec. 2018 Trump has said his outreach to Kim and their first meeting last June in Singapore opened a path to peace. Deb Riechmann, The Seattle Times, "Trump to meet North Korean leader Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam," 6 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of meeting

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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meeting

noun

English Language Learners Definition of meeting

: a gathering of people for a particular purpose (such as to talk about business)
: a gathering of people for religious worship
: a situation or occasion when two people see and talk to each other

meeting

noun
meet·​ing | \ ˈmē-tiŋ\

Kids Definition of meeting

1 : the act of persons or things that come together a chance meeting
2 : a gathering of people for a particular purpose The club holds weekly meetings.

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