Quick answer
"Conference" is a noun which is often translated as "la conferencia", and "meeting" is a noun which is often translated as "la reunión". Learn more about the difference between "conference" and "meeting" below.
conference(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (meeting)
a. la conferencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a brief conference with his advisers, the president addressed the press.Tras una breve conferencia con sus asesores, el presidente se dirigió a la prensa.
b. la reunión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A staff conference was convened to discuss the budget.Se convocó una reunión del personal docente para discutir el presupuesto.
2. (large event)
a. el congreso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has to give a paper at a conference on international development and the environment.Tiene que presentar una ponencia en un congreso sobre el desarrollo internacional y el medio ambiente.
b. la conferencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He will attend a four-day conference on the future of Antarctica.Asistirá a una conferencia de cuatro días sobre el futuro de la Antártida.
3. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la liga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They're the best team in the Northeast Conference.Son el mejor equipo de la liga del noreste.
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meeting(
mi
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dihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (assembly)
a. la reunión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We are holding a very important meeting this afternoon.Vamos a celebrar una reunión muy importante esta tarde.
b. la junta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The meeting to discuss the new bike lanes was canceled.La junta para discutir los nuevos carriles bici fue cancelada.
2. (encounter)
a. el encuentro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I knew we wouldn't get along from our first meeting.Supe que no nos llevaríamos desde nuestro primer encuentro.
b. la cita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(prearranged)
I scheduled a meeting with my financial advisor to discuss my assets.Acordé una cita con mi asesor financiero para hablar sobre mis activos.
3. (junction)
a. la confluencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The leaders met at the meeting of their two lands.Los líderes se encontraron en la confluencia de sus dos tierras.
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