Definition of seminar in English:

seminar

Syllabification: sem·i·nar
Pronunciation: /ˈseməˌnär
 
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noun

1A conference or other meeting for discussion or training.
More example sentences
  • They go off to meetings, seminars, conferences, and never involve anyone at a non-director level.
  • The seven-day fest will be enhanced by seminars, discussions and conferences.
  • Do you keep falling asleep in managerial meetings, seminars and planning sessions?
Synonyms
conference, symposium, meeting, convention, forum, summit, discussion, consultation; webinar
1.1A class at a college or university in which a topic is discussed by a teacher and a small group of students.
More example sentences
  • But I'd naively failed to notice that at least three members of the seminar were mature students.
  • How much time will be spent in lectures, seminars, personal study and assignments?
  • I see some of the smartest people in my university seminars destroyed in other people's eyes.
Synonyms

Origin

late 19th century: from German Seminar, from Latin seminarium (see seminary).

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