“The show, to him, has always been something like a forum,” Shaffer says.
I first met Matthieu Ricard, France's most famous Buddhist monk, on the way to a Davos forum six or seven years ago.
Did National Public Radio really fire Juan Williams for his remarks about Muslims—or the forum in which he made them?
There were a number of people who could have convened a forum of Charter 77, or meetings with other, smaller opposition groups.
"I'm one of your middle-class Americans," Hart told Obama, at the forum, sponsored by CNBC.
The upper reservoir undoubtedly supplied this fountain, and other public buildings in the forum below.
He walked out of the camp and onward until he reached the forum.
Someone will be at the side of the forum, so as to know the exact moment Baldry appears on the scene.
Some may court publicity, and pant for the forum, or the pulpit, but they are the few.
The forum, at present, is the last sad relic of ancient oratory.
mid-15c., "place of assembly in ancient Rome," from Latin forum "marketplace, open space, public place," apparently akin to foris, foras "out of doors, outside," from PIE root *dhwer- (see door). Sense of "assembly, place for public discussion" first recorded 1680s.
(Plural "fora" or "forums") Any discussion group accessible through a dial-in BBS (e.g. GEnie, CI$), a mailing list, or a Usenet newsgroup (see network, the). A forum functions much like a bulletin board; users submit postings for all to read and discussion ensues.
Contrast real-time chat or point-to-point personal e-mail.