Definition of extraordinary general meeting in English:

extraordinary general meeting

Line breaks: extra|or¦din|ary gen|eral meet|ing
(abbreviation: EGM)


A meeting of the members or shareholders of a club, company, or other organization, held at short notice, especially in order to consider a particular matter.
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  • As a result of the overwhelming support received by CLP at the extraordinary general meeting of member clubs in June, most US cricketers had expected CLP to take decisive action.
  • This week the club committee was considering the bid, and an extraordinary general meeting for the club's 350 members will be held next Tuesday.
  • Members also decided to stop trading on January 20 and an extraordinary general meeting of members on February 4 will take the final decision on liquidation.

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