Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A conference is a meeting. (noun) A conference is a large organised meeting to discuss a particular topic or area.

Examples: (noun) We need to have a private conference to discuss how to collect the research data. (noun) Some of the world’s top scientists attended an important conference in 1983, to study the effects of nuclear weapons. (noun) The organisation will be holding a conference on diet, health, and the food industry on 19 March in Barcelona.

Synonyms: nouns: convention, forum. meeting, discussion.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 C