See also: Meeting

English edit

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Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English meeting, meting, from Old English mēting, ġemēting (meeting, assembly, association, society), equivalent to meet +‎ -ing. Cognate with West Frisian moeting (meeting, encounter), Dutch ontmoeting (meeting, encounter), Middle Low German mö̂tinge (meeting). Compare also German Low German Möte (meeting, encounter), Danish møde (meeting, encounter), Swedish möte (meeting, encounter), Icelandic mót (meeting). Related to moot.

Noun edit

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. (rustic US, dated) A religious service held by a charismatic preacher in small towns in the United States.
    • 1939, John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, page 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 notes edit
  • 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 2 edit

From Middle English metynge, metinde, metand, from Old English mētende, *ġemētende, from Proto-Germanic *mōtijandz, present participle of Proto-Germanic *mōtijaną (to meet), equivalent to meet +‎ -ing.

Verb edit

meeting

  1. present participle and gerund of meet

Anagrams edit

Czech edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English meeting.

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Noun edit

meeting m inan

  1. meeting

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Further reading edit

  • meeting in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • meeting in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • meeting in Internetová jazyková příručka

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English meeting.

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meeting m (plural meetings)

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

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Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English meeting.

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meeting m (invariable)

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

References edit

  1. ^ meeting in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Polish edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English meeting.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.tiŋk/
  • Rhymes: -itiŋk
  • Syllabification: mee‧ting

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meeting m inan (related adjective meetingowy)

  1. (literary) Alternative form of mityng

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Further reading edit

  • meeting in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • meeting in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Alternative forms edit

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Unadapted borrowing from English meeting.[1][2][3][4]

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meeting m (plural meetings)

  1. conference (a formal event where scientists present their research results in speeches, workshops, posters or by other means)
    Synonym: conferência
  2. meeting, gathering (a gathering of persons for a purpose; an assembly)
    Synonym: encontro
  3. meet (a sports competition, especially for track and field or swimming)
    Synonym: prova

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Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English meeting. Doublet of mitin.

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meeting m (plural meetings)

  1. meeting

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According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.