- an official assembly of clergy or of clergy and laity, customary in many Christian denominations.
- a group of churches whose representatives regularly meet in such an assembly.
Origin of conference
synonym study for conference
OTHER WORDS FROM conferencecon·fer·en·tial [kon-fuh-ren-shuhl], /ˌkɒn fəˈrɛn ʃəl/, adjectivepre·con·fer·ence, nounsub·con·fer·ence, nounsub·con·fer·en·tial, adjective
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How to use conference in a sentence
Tensions had flared anew earlier Monday after a news conference with Kenosha Mayor John Antarmian, originally to be held in a park, was moved inside the city’s public safety building.Protests continue in Wisconsin after police shooting of Jacob Blake|kdunn6|August 25, 2020|Fortune
State Superintendent Tony Thurmond acknowledged in a press conference last month that California’s schools have not always been a place where students can gain a full understanding of the contributions of people of color.As School Resumes, Students Bring Racial Justice Push to the Classroom|Kayla Jimenez|August 18, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Concerts, conferences, festivals, sporting events, weddings, and anything else that entails a lot of people being in one place has been put on hold indefinitely—and we miss it.An Indian Company Is Gearing Up to Make Millions of Doses of a $3 Covid-19 Vaccine|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|August 12, 2020|Singularity Hub
She had planned on calling for “more comprehensive action” at a press conference Tuesday.Morning Report: Rural Districts Still Scrambling to Prepare for Online Learning|Voice of San Diego|August 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
State Superintendent Tony Thurmond said in a web conference that in many cases, a district’s preferred device won’t be available for weeks after the school year starts.Rural Districts Still Lack Devices, Internet Access as School Year Draws Near|Kayla Jimenez|August 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
At a press conference today with Scalise, Speaker Boehner again defended him.
Boyce was asked at a press conference if Polanco went peacefully.
He could deliver a quick, effective speech, or hold a proper press conference.
After some animated debate at the conference, Lelaie declared, with some frustration, “If you push on the stick, you will fly.”Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Boehner was unanimously selected by the conference as its official nominee for speaker in the coming Congress.
Their conference was short; but it implied to Louis, that his delegated reign, as well as that of his father, was at an end.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
We had a conference with each of them, Generals and Staff who could be spared from the fighting being present.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
It nettled him; it broke down his habitual composure, and it was a relief to him when the conference came to a close.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
It had been aroused a little by the stranger himself; secondly by their scared faces; thirdly by this close conference.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
His voice broke from the smothered conference tone and the school heard it and tittered.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd