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 (trī′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
A conversation or discussion in which three people or groups participate.


(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a dialogue between three people


(ˈtraɪ əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg)

a discussion in which three persons or groups participate.
[1525–35; tri- + (di) alogue]
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A project of "Twinning of Mosques and Synagogues" across North America was launched on the weekend of November 21-23, 2009, through the efforts of Walter Ruby (Toronto) and the select group he met at the trialogue. In July, 2009, Ruby videotaped Dr.
They hope to overcome their differences at the next round of political trialogue on the Directive on common standards and procedures for returning illegally staying third-country nationals (in short, the Return Directive), planned for 23 April in Strasbourg.
The agreement was reached on 12 October during an informal trialogue meeting between the institutions.
Today the Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER I) has granted the Lithuanian Presidency a general mandate to have the first trialogue with the European Parliament and European Commission on the amended proposal for a Regulation on guidelines for trans-European telecommunications networks.
When Eugene Fisher and I launched the first Jewish-Christian-Muslim Trialogue in 1978, the Dialogue Institute was born.
The latest round of political trialogue on the Directive on common standards and procedures for returning illegally staying third-country nationals (Return Directive), held on 9 April, did not bring about an agreement between the European Council and the European Parliament.
Negotiations in the context of the conciliation procedure will therefore rapidly be launched through an informal trialogue (Council/Parliament/Commission).
This serves simply to give added impetus to informal trialogue discussions, which have been ongoing between the Commission, the Council and the Parliament, in an attempt to reach agreement on both the general decision setting up the Framework Programme (which was the subject of the Council's common position), as well as the various pieces of detailed implementing legislation also required - including that for the rules of participation.
The first trialogue on the EU budget during the Lithuanian Presidency of the EU Council took place in Brussels on Tuesday.
We were holding our then latest Jewish-Christian-Muslim Trialogue (started in 1978--ten scholars from each religion from around the world participated) in Jakarta, Indonesia, in February, 2000, at the Presidential Palace when my friend and close colleague Paul Mojzes (born in Yugoslavia) received an overseas phone call from Boris Trajkovski, the new President of Macedonia--the then newest of the independent republics from former Yugoslavia.
Members of the PES in the committee are now urging that the EP should change its position during informal trialogue discussions with Council on the dossier.
Five points of contention were identified by the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission during the conciliation talks on the draft Directive on cells an batteries which kicked off at an informal trialogue on 7 March.