panel discussion


Definition of panel discussion 

: a formal discussion by a panel

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a panel discussion on capital punishment

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The meeting, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at South Plantation High School, will include a reception and a panel discussion with medical professionals and specialists. Megan O'matz,, "Hints of suspicion and discomfort arise after Parkland school shooting for children who are different," 29 Mar. 2018 James was part of a panel discussion with Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane, whose city is on Amazon's list of 20 finalists announced in January. Matt Campbell, kansascity, "Mayor Sly James 'hasn't shed a tear' over Kansas City not making Amazon HQ2 cut | The Kansas City Star," 26 Mar. 2018 The panel discussion did not include any discussion of blackface’s roots in racist depictions of black Americans or how it has been historically used to dehumanize black people. P.r. Lockhart, Vox, "Megyn Kelly’s initial defense of blackface ignored the practice’s deeply racist history," 24 Oct. 2018 That baker, Jack Phillips, was part of a panel discussion at the Justice Department summit. Eric Tucker, Fox News, "Sessions: US culture 'less hospitable to people of faith'," 31 July 2018 Earlier, the Lebanese colleague, Bassem (Bassem Fayad), complains that a panel discussion of cinema is too focused on politics. Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times, "Review: ‘In the Last Days of the City’ Is an Ode to Cairo," 26 Apr. 2018 In a 1999 panel discussion with Bill Clinton’s defense team, Mr. Kavanaugh pointed out that the executive privilege arguments used by President Clinton were similar to those used by Nixon in the tapes case. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Tricky Dick Schumer," 24 July 2018 Admission is free to the public, but there will be a fee to attend the panel discussions. Dylan Housego,, "Dylan's Report: U-T to host second annual San Diego Festival of Books," 5 July 2018 The panel discussion will be moderated by Les Simmons, a local pastor. Michael Mcgough, sacbee, "An NBA legend and the Kings will hold a forum for over 200 Sacramento-area youths," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of panel discussion

1936, in the meaning defined above

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