what is the difference between meeting and conference?

Chinese translation: meeting 较普通,可长可短, conference 较正式,时间较长

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English term or phrase:what is the difference between meeting and conference?
Chinese translation:meeting 较普通,可长可短, conference 较正式,时间较长
Entered by: Edward LIU

16:36 Apr 19, 2005
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English term or phrase: what is the difference between meeting and conference?
what is the difference between meeting and conference?
Luke Lu
Local time: 00:51
meeting 较普通,可长可短, conference 较正式,时间较长
Explanation:
meeting 会合;会晤; 会议;集会
conference 会谈;会议;谈判;协商

meeting 较普通,可长可短, conference 较正式,时间较长

Conference is a meeting using lasting over several days period, sometimes up to weeks.
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Local time: 12:51
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4 +2meeting 较普通,可长可短, conference 较正式,时间较长
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meeting 较普通,可长可短, conference 较正式,时间较长


Explanation:
meeting 会合;会晤; 会议;集会
conference 会谈;会议;谈判;协商

meeting 较普通,可长可短, conference 较正式,时间较长

Conference is a meeting using lasting over several days period, sometimes up to weeks.

Edward LIU
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