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sem·i·nar  (sm-n?r)
a. A small group of advanced students in a college or graduate school engaged in original research or intensive study under the guidance of a professor who meets regularly with them to discuss their reports and findings.
b. A course of study so pursued.
c. A scheduled meeting of such a group.
2. A meeting for an exchange of ideas; a conference.

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

seminar  /smnr/  n. a meeting or short course on a specific topic: I attended a two-day seminar on Native American art at the University of Arizona. seminar

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