Colloquium



[kuh-loh-kwee-uh m] /kəˈloʊ kwi əm/

noun, plural colloquiums, colloquia
[kuh-loh-kwee-uh] /kəˈloʊ kwi ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a conference at which scholars or other experts present papers on, analyze, and discuss a specific topic.
/kəˈləʊkwɪəm/
noun (pl) -quiums, -quia (-kwɪə)
1.
an informal gathering for discussion
2.
an academic seminar
n.

early 17c., “conversation, dialogue,” from Latin colloquium “conversation” (see colloquy). Also as a legal term; meaning “meeting, assembly, conference, seminar” is attested from 1844.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Colloquy

    [kol-uh-kwee] /ˈkɒl ə kwi/ noun, plural colloquies. 1. a conversational exchange; dialogue. 2. a conference. /ˈkɒləkwɪ/ noun (pl) -quies 1. a formal conversation or conference 2. a literary work in dialogue form 3. an informal conference on religious or theological matters n. mid-15c., “discourse,” from Latin colloquium “conference, conversation,” literally “a speaking together,” from com- […]

  • Collotype

    [kol-uh-tahyp] /ˈkɒl əˌtaɪp/ noun, Also called , , . 1. any photomechanical process of printing from a plate coated with gelatin. 2. the plate used for this. 3. a print made from such a plate. verb (used with object), collotyped, collotyping. 4. to produce (a print) by collotype; albertype; artotype; heliotype. /ˈkɒləʊˌtaɪp/ noun 1. Also […]



  • Collude

    [kuh-lood] /kəˈlud/ verb (used without object), colluded, colluding. 1. to act together through a secret understanding, especially with evil or harmful intent. 2. to conspire in a fraud. /kəˈluːd/ verb 1. (intransitive) to conspire together, esp in planning a fraud; connive v. 1520s, from Latin colludere “act collusively,” literally “to play with” (see collusion). Related: […]

  • Colluder

    [kuh-lood] /kəˈlud/ verb (used without object), colluded, colluding. 1. to act together through a secret understanding, especially with evil or harmful intent. 2. to conspire in a fraud. /kəˈluːd/ verb 1. (intransitive) to conspire together, esp in planning a fraud; connive v. 1520s, from Latin colludere “act collusively,” literally “to play with” (see collusion). Related: […]



Disclaimer: Colloquium definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.