Definition of seminar
1 : a group of advanced students studying under a professor with each doing original research and all exchanging results through reports and discussions
2a (1) : a course of study pursued by a seminar (2) : an advanced or graduate course often featuring informality and discussionb : a scheduled meeting of a seminar or a room for such meetings
3 : a meeting for giving and discussing information
Examples of seminar in a Sentence
a seminar on career planning
a seminar bringing together the world's leading epidemiologists
Recent Examples of seminar from the Web
Ms. Berlant’s surreal comedy, which has an energy that echoes motivational seminars and one-woman shows but is studded with sharp punch lines, continues to impress in the alternative stand-up scene.
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This seminar is presented in partnership with Cooperative Community Services.
There are also open house events, seminars and field trips.
Repticon Charlotte is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes.
Sasse’s proposed cultivation program is a cross between boot camp and a great-books seminar.
Hundreds of wine lovers will mingle with pinot noir producers from around the world in a series of dinners, seminars and tastings, culminating in a fabulous outdoor salmon bake.
The adviser also wanted the data on hand for potential marketing efforts, such as to help decide whom to invite to a finance seminar.
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Origin and Etymology of seminar
German, from Latin seminarium nursery
First Known Use: 1863See Words from the same year
SEMINAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seminar for English Language Learners
: a meeting in which you receive information on and training in a particular subject
: a class offered to a small group of students at a college or university
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