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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English metinge. Equivalent to meet (to come together, verb) +‎ -ing (suffix forming gerunds).

NounEdit

meeting (countable and uncountable, plural meetings)

  1. (gerund, uncountable) The act of persons or things that meet.
    Meeting him will be exciting. I enjoy meeting new people.
  2. A gathering of persons for a purpose; an assembly.
    We need to have a meeting about that soon.
    • 2019, VOA Learning English (public domain)
      In a meeting with government officials, Moon noted that China was “much more advanced” than South Korea in rain-making technologies, his spokesman said.
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  3. (collective) The people at such a gathering.
    What has the meeting decided.
  4. An encounter between people, even accidental.
    They came together in a chance meeting on the way home from work.
  5. A place or instance of junction or intersection; a confluence.
    Earthquakes occur at the meeting of tectonic plates.
  6. (rural US, dated) A religious service held by a charismatic preacher in small towns in the United States.
    • 1939, John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, p. 20:
      You use ta give a good meetin'. I recollect one time you give a whole sermon walkin' around on your hands, yellin' your head off.
  7. (Quakerism) An administrative unit in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
    Denver meeting is a part of Intermountain yearly meeting.
Usage notesEdit
  • When "meeting" is used to mean a Quaker administrative group, it is often qualified by an indication of how often the group holds regular business meetings, such as "monthly meeting", "quarterly meeting", or "yearly meeting". When the qualifier is omitted, the term is assumed to mean monthly meeting.
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

meeting

  1. present participle of meet

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NounEdit

meeting m

  1. meeting

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English meeting.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

meeting m (plural meetings)

  1. large, public gathering (not used in other senses of "meeting")
    un meeting aérien
    an air show

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English meeting.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.tinɡ/, [ˈmiːt̪iŋɡ]
  • Hyphenation: mee‧ting

NounEdit

meeting m (invariable)

  1. meeting (gathering of people for a purpose)
    Synonym: riunione

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NounEdit

meeting m (plural meetings)

  1. meeting