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One entry found for symposium.
Main Entry: sym·po·sium
Pronunciation: sim-primarystresspomacr-zemacron-schwam also -zh(emacron-)schwam
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural sympo·sia /-zemacron-schwa, -zh(emacron-)schwa /; or -siums
Etymology: from earlier symposium "a social gathering at which there is a free exchange of ideas," from Latin symposium "a party with much drinking and conversation," derived from Greek sympinein "to drink together," from syn- "together with" and pinein "to drink" --related to SYNONYMOUS
1 : a group meeting at which there are several speeches and often a group discussion
2 : a collection of opinions on a subject

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