Legal Definition and Related Resources of Meeting

Meaning of Meeting

A coming together of persons; an assembly . In relation to corporations or congregations, an assembly of persons whose content is required for anything to decide, by a proper majority of votes, whether or not that thing should be done.

Meeting Alternative Definition

The word meeting implies a concurrence, or coming face to face of at least two persons. 46 L. J. Q. B. 104; W. N. (77) 223; 2 Q. B. D. 26; 25 W. R. 66; 36 L. T. 188. There is speaking generally, no meeting of shareholders or other bodies if only one attends; though no doubt in a particular statute the word might be used in a special sense, so that the attendance of one might satisfy. 46 L. J. Q. B. 104.

Synonyms of Meeting

(Conference), noun

  • assembly
  • caucus
  • colloquy
  • conclave
  • concursus
  • congressio
  • consistory
  • consultation
  • convention
  • conventus
  • convocation
  • discussion
  • encounter
  • exchange of views
  • forum
  • gathering
  • interchange of views
  • negotiation
  • open discussion
  • panel
  • parley
  • plenum
  • reunion
  • seminar
  • session
  • summit
  • symposium
  • synod Associated Concepts: annualmeetingofshareholders
  • meeting of creditors
  • organizational meeting
  • public meeting
  • regular meeting
  • special meeting

(Encounter), noun

  • appulsion
  • clash
  • collision
  • concours
  • confrontation
  • contact
  • convergence
  • convergency
  • engagement
  • sion
  • intersectionjoining
  • junctionjuncture
  • merger
  • rendezvous
  • unification
  • union Associated Concepts: meeting of minds

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Legal English Vocabulary: Meeting in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term meeting into Spanish: reunión (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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