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sem·i·nar

 (sĕm′ə-när′)
n.
1.
a. A course of study for a small group of students in a college or graduate school, often entailing research under the guidance of a professor.
b. The group of students in such a course.
c. A scheduled meeting of such a group.
2. A meeting for an exchange of ideas; a conference.

[German, from Latin sēminārium, seed plot; see seminary.]

seminar

(ˈsɛmɪˌnɑː)
n
1. (Education) a small group of students meeting regularly under the guidance of a tutor, professor, etc, to exchange information, discuss theories, etc
2. (Education) one such meeting or the place in which it is held
3. (Education) a higher course for postgraduates
4. any group or meeting for holding discussions or exchanging information
[C19: via German from Latin sēminārium seminary]

sem•i•nar

(ˈsɛm əˌnɑr)

n.
1. a group of advanced students undertaking original research under the guidance of a faculty member and meeting regularly.
2. a course or subject of study for advanced graduate students.
3. any meeting for exchanging information and holding discussions.
[1885–90, Amer.; < German < Latin sēminārium seminary]

seminar

A group of college or university students who are involved in advanced study or research under the guidance of a professor or tutor and who meet regularly for discussions or exchange of findings.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seminar - any meeting for an exchange of ideasseminar - any meeting for an exchange of ideas
conference - a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
2.seminar - a course offered for a small group of advanced students
course, course of instruction, course of study, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"

seminar

noun
1. meeting, conference, discussion, summit, convention, forum, symposium, colloquy a series of half-day seminars
2. tutorial, lesson, workshop, study group, session Students are asked to prepare material in advance of each weekly seminar.

seminar

noun
A meeting for the exchange of views:
Informal: powwow.
Slang: rap session.
Translations
szeminárium

seminar

[ˈsemɪnɑːʳ] N (Univ) (= class) → clase f, seminario m; (= conference) → congreso m

seminar

[ˈsɛmɪnɑːr] nséminaire m

seminar

nSeminar nt

seminar

[ˈsɛmɪnɑːʳ] n (Univ) → seminario
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