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Meetings

1A.G.M.abbr. Annual General Meeting
2A.O.B.abbr. Any Other Business [usually the last item on an agenda]
3absentadj. not here; not at the meeting; not present
4agendan. a written programme or schedule for a meeting
5apologiesn. item on agenda announcing people who are absent; apologies for absence
6ballotn. a type of vote, usually in writing and usually secret- secret ballot n.
7casting voten. a deciding vote (usually by the chairman) when the votes are otherwise equal
8chairmann. the person who leads or presides at a meeting; chairperson; chair
9conferencen. formal meeting for discussion, esp. a regular one held by an organisation
10conference calln. telephone call between three or more people in different locations
11consensusn. general agreement
12decisionn. a conclusion or resolution to do something - to decide v.
13itemn. a separate point for discussion [as listed on an agenda]
14matters arisingn. item on agenda for discussion of what has happened as a result of last meeting
15minutesn. a written record of everything said at a meeting
16proxy voten. a vote cast by one person for or in place of another
17show of handsn. raised hands to express an opinion in a vote
18unanimousadj. in complete agreement; united in opinion
19videoconferencen. conference of people in different locations linked by satellite, TV etc
20votev. to express opinion in a group by voice or hand etc - also n. - to cast a vote v.

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