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forum

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1 a meeting featuring a group discussion
  • a public forum called to find out how residents felt about a large discount store being built in their neighborhood

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2 a place or opportunity for communicating ideas and information
  • that Web site serves as a forum for movie buffs who are passionate about their likes and dislikes

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3 an assembly of persons for the administration of justice
  • a jury may have acquitted Lizzie Borden, but she was guilty of murder in the forum of public opinion

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The first known use of forum was in the 15th century

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“Forum.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forum. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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