noun, often capitalized
web·​i·​nar | \ ˈwe-bə-ˌnär How to pronounce webinar (audio) \

Definition of webinar

: a live online educational presentation during which participating viewers can submit questions and comments

Examples of webinar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web July 15: The Tory Burch Foundation is a Negotiation Tools for Small Business webinar. Kristine Gill, Fortune, "How to get promoted while working remotely," 26 June 2020 In an April webinar for potential bidders, a USDA official said the agency wanted contractors to deliver food boxes directly to families at parking lot distributions such as those the San Antonio Food Bank has held. Tom Orsborn, ExpressNews.com, "‘Promises not met’ — San Antonio event planner falls far short on food bank deliveries," 26 June 2020 Download handout provided by the webinar sponsor, Foundation Medicine, here. Damian Garde, STAT, "STAT Webinar: Targeted cancer drugs: What’s on the market? What’s in the pipeline?," 24 June 2020 But comments by employees made about the session and shared with ProPublica expressed palpable frustration with the agency’s leadership and noted that the senior-most official at the webinar left early. Yeganeh Torbati, ProPublica, "Democratic Senators Call for USAID to Investigate Anti-LGBT, Anti-Muslim Comments by Appointees," 18 June 2020 The webinar is scheduled for Thursday at 2 p.m. and is organized by Learning Forward, a professional learning association based in Ohio. Teri Webster, Dallas News, "Richardson ISD superintendent to talk about reopening schools," 17 June 2020 Brendan Schulman, vice president of policy and legal affairs at DJI, said during a Thursday webinar. Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner, "World's biggest drone-maker manufactures in China but denies any spying," 12 June 2020 The webinar is scheduled for 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 16. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "THIS WEEK: Sponsors sought for Fulshear fireworks show," 14 June 2020 In an April webinar for potential bidders, a USDA official said the agency wanted contractors to deliver the boxes directly to families at distributions like the one the San Antonio Food Bank held Friday at the Alamodome. Tom Orsborn, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio Food Bank footing costly bill for USDA program, adds delay in getting food to those in need," 13 June 2020

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First Known Use of webinar

1998, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for webinar

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1 Jul 2020

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“Webinar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/webinar. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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