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colloquium

División en sílabas: col·lo·qui·um
Pronunciación: /kəˈlōkwēəm
 
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Definición de colloquium en inglés:

sustantivo (plural colloquiums or colloquia /-kwēə/)

An academic conference or seminar.
Example sentences
  • The abundance of conferences, symposia, workshops, colloquia, seminars, and other gatherings devoted to mathematical topics attests to a strong desire for interaction.
  • Personally I will use the computer if I'm giving a colloquium or conference talk, and prefer the blackboard if I'm giving a more specialized seminar.
  • Burton said, ‘There will be a lot of undergraduate and graduate students who will benefit by attending the seminars and colloquia.’

Origen

late 16th century (denoting a conversation or dialogue): from Latin, from colloqui 'to converse', from col- 'together' + loqui 'to talk'.

Words that rhyme with colloquium

requiemgymnasium

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