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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 (often hyphenated) Featuring open discussion between several people. I think we all need to get together and have a round-table meeting to come up with a solution to this problem.
3. (usually capitalized) The table where the legendary King Arthur and his knights would gather. I'm currently reading a book about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
4. (usually capitalized) A shorthand way to refer to King Arthur and his knights as a group. Morgan Le Fay is a known enemy of the Round Table.
See also: round, table
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Each participant is hand selected to ensure the round-table maintains a high level of integrity and value for each attendee.
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.
The round-table discussion will involve 20 key leaders and decision- makers whose work is devoted to improving the foster-care system in Southern California.
The letter's authors warn that without such a representation they may decline their invitation to attend the round-table.
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.
A Blue-style breakfast -- complete with clues -- will be provided at the round-table.
Frost & Sullivan intends to make this an annual event in which the Round-tables will act as a forum for industry players and the media to come together to discuss the year that was and more importantly, the opportunities and challenges expected for the year to come.
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