seminar









seminar


noun

  1. a small group of students, as in a university, engaged in advanced study and original research under a member of the faculty and meeting regularly to exchange information and hold discussions.
  2. the gathering place of such a group.
  3. a meeting of such a group.
  4. a course or subject of study for advanced graduate students.
  5. any meeting for exchanging information and holding discussions.

noun

  1. a small group of students meeting regularly under the guidance of a tutor, professor, etc, to exchange information, discuss theories, etc
  2. one such meeting or the place in which it is held
  3. a higher course for postgraduates
  4. any group or meeting for holding discussions or exchanging information

n.1887, “special group-study class for advanced students,” from German Seminar “group of students working with a professor,” from Latin seminarium “breeding ground, plant nursery” (see seminary). Sense of “meeting for discussion of a subject” first recorded 1944.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

42 queries 1.060