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confab

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːnfæb; ˈkɒnfæb/

Translation of confab in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] charla (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • She whisked my dish away and then had a quick confab with three colleagues before returning it, confident it was the dish I'd ordered.
    • When Roberts was C-in-C he retired to his quarters after an inspection, only to be waited on by senior Indian officers, who wished ‘as private persons to have a confab with the War Lord’.
    • They might be the product of his confabs with the management luminaries of the European game at a forum in Geneva a week past on Friday.
    Example sentences
    • They hold endless meetings, planning sessions, conferences, and confabs in which they back pat and self-stroke themselves with awards, plaques, tributes and testimonials.
    • The journalists' confab featured discussions on diversity that included benchmark goals for racial and ethnic parity in newsrooms.
    • In recent years, however, the confab has garnered attention not just from media but from those activists who feel the G8's policies are heavy handed and undemocratic.

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