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round table

1. noun An open discussion between several people. I think we all need to get together and have a round table to come up with a solution to this problem.
2. adjective Featuring open discussion between several people. Often hyphenated. I think we all need to get together and have a round-table meeting to come up with a solution to this problem.
3. The table where the legendary King Arthur and his knights would gather. Usually capitalized. I'm currently reading a book about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
4. A shorthand way to refer to King Arthur and his knights as a group. Usually capitalized. Morgan Le Fay is a known enemy of the Round Table.
See also: round, table
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The round-table, is organised by Media Avenue company which specialise in organising conferences.
Moreover, the round-table aims to develop new ideas and proposals to promote tourism projects marketing and increase the number of tourists coming to Egypt.
In particular, the round-table session Development of Competencies for Newcomers and Countries Expanding the Nuclear Power Programs will discuss the experience in development of nuclear infrastructure in UAE and Belarus; the IAEAs experience in missions to assess nuclear infrastructures as well as a set of issues the countries come across while creating their regulatory infrastructures.
Each participant is hand selected to ensure the round-table maintains a high level of integrity and value for each attendee.
It was decided to hold the round-table as two documents regulating youth policy and development were not adopted.
The round-table was attended by around 60 participants from various sectors representing prominent market associations and institutions like the Mutual Fund Association of Pakistan, Pakistan Sugar Mill Associations, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan, Insurance Association of Pakistan, Pakistan Banking Association, American Business Council, Central Depository Company, Karachi Stock Exchange, Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance, Institute of Capital Markets, State Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan Business Council, Centre for International Private Enterprise, prominent lawyers, chartered accountants and businessmen.
"I'm thrilled at how the participants worked together," said Steve Barnes, the round-table moderator.
Barnes also noted that there was a consensus among the round-table participants that hair entrapment is the most common form of entrapment, yet the most difficult to solve.
The letter's authors warn that without such a representation they may decline their invitation to attend the round-table. The ecologists are also concerned that the round-table's agenda does not propose to address what they regard as essential questions, notably who will foot the bill for additional costs linked to co-existence measures.
4 June, Poland: Solidarity wins 99 per cent of seats in Senate and all available seats in the Sejm (lower house), although the round-table agreement guarantees the communists a two-thirds majority.
The round-table, organised by Media Avenue companies which specialise in organising conferences.
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