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conference n

1 : a meeting for consultation, deliberation, discussion, or interchange of opinions [a on environmental law] see also judicial conference, pretrial conference
2 : a meeting of members of the two branches of a legislature esp. to adjust differences in the provisions of a bill passed in different forms by the two branches
: conference committee
3 : caucus

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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