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English term or phrase:Round table or Roundtable
English translation:roundtable
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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14:37 Mar 29, 2004
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Anthropology
English term or phrase: Round table or Roundtable
for a discussion format
whitney
roundtable
Explanation:
This is the spelling given in Merriam Websters = a conference for discussion or deliberation.

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Note added at 5 mins (2004-03-29 14:42:03 GMT)
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But the Concise Oxford (British English) spells it as one two words.

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Note added at 53 mins (2004-03-29 15:30:45 GMT)
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Correction: The Concise Oxford spells it as two words.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 13:23
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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +14
round table or roundtable
roundtable


Explanation:
This is the spelling given in Merriam Websters = a conference for discussion or deliberation.

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Note added at 5 mins (2004-03-29 14:42:03 GMT)
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But the Concise Oxford (British English) spells it as one two words.

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Note added at 53 mins (2004-03-29 15:30:45 GMT)
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Correction: The Concise Oxford spells it as two words.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 13:23
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PRO pts in category: 8
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agree  chopra_2002
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agree  Kristina Thorne
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agree  Hacene
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agree  Michele Johnson
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agree  argus: According to American Heritage: roundtable (often round-table) or round table. A conference or discussion involving several participants.
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agree  hookmv
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agree  Huijer
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agree  perke: As you like it. Webster's New Encyclopedic Dictionary: round table - a meeting of a group of persons for discussion.
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