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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Meetings for discussing specific subjects. [Plural form]

Usage examples (39)
  • No one should be surprised that Western philosophy began in symposia...
  • Discussions that could have taken place in symposia or in letters columns.
  • I would tell you that the candidate had participated in symposia on democracy, non-proliferation, and Glasnost.
  • Minas knew everyone, having cadged dinners and so-called symposia out of most people who had a dining room or a courtyard that lay close to a good wine cellar. for more
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