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
Veterans employment event set in Orland A free, five-day employment transition seminar is set for August 14 to 18 at the Orland Park Cultural Center, 14760 Park Lane.
Includes a fabric tail rental, safety seminar, swimming techniques, tricks, photos and video.
Stavinsky praised the seminar's speakers, including the keynote speaker Eric Eikenberg, chief executive officer of the Everglades Foundation.
A video of a F-35 Joint Strike Fighter flight safety seminar shows two incidents in which pilots risked their lives while attempting what will eventually be commonplace tasks—midair refueling and a night landing on a warship.
Weight-loss seminar Meet with weight-loss surgeons, registered dietitians and surgery patients.
But when Ms. Allen asked her to sing a jazz song at Pitt's annual jazz seminar, Ms. Humphrey couldn't refuse.
Koch said Saturday, reminiscing about the first seminar in 2003.
Inspired by four-time IFBB Figure Olympia Champion Nicole Wilkins, this program consists of one-on-one personal training sessions, tailored nutritional and supplementation plans, educational seminars and group workouts.
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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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