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conference

 [kon´fer-ens]
a gathering for discussion or deliberation.
multidisciplinary care conference in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as planning and evaluating patient care with health professionals from other disciplines.
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Certainly, sir -- it is not such lords as you are who are allowed to wait in the ante-chamber, only just now he has a secret conference with Monsieur de Bruy.
At the height of the storm, on a Saturday evening, the New York bankers met in an almost desperate conference.
The conference broke up with some signs of excitement on the part of the Indians.
To behold the Northwest Company in all its state and grandeur, however, it was necessary to witness an annual gathering at the great interior place of conference established at Fort William, near what is called the Grand Portage, on Lake Superior.
To him a visit to the grand conference at Fort William was a most important event, and he repaired there as to a meeting of parliament.
His first suspicion, when he sat down to the conference, had been the obvious suspicion that, in speaking of "his friend," Geoffrey was speaking of himself.
When I tell you that no one from this country was invited to the conference, I think you will be able, broadly speaking, to divine its purpose.
It was he who sent the first agent out to Germany, to try and discover at least where this conference was to be held.
While I was in this bewildered frame of mind, sorely needing a little quiet time by myself to put me right again, my daughter Penelope got in my way (just as her late mother used to get in my way on the stairs), and instantly summoned me to tell her all that had passed at the conference between Mr.
The conference between us, conducted in this way, was tiresome enough, until my daughter suddenly ended it by bursting out with what I thought the most monstrous supposition I had ever heard in my life.
What we want is to administer a tonic to the Conference in Milan," he said airily.
A howl from all these intellectual idiots is bound to help forward the labours of the Milan Conference.

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