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summit meeting

a meeting or conference of heads of state, especially to conduct diplomatic negotiations and ease international tensions.
any meeting or conference of top-level officials, executives, etc.
Also called summit, summit conference.
Origin of summit meeting
First recorded in 1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was a summit meeting such as he had never dreamed possible, a summit meeting without benefit of long foreign minister's debate.

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summit meeting definition

Direct personal negotiations between heads of governments, especially meetings that took place between the leaders of the United States and the former Soviet Union.

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