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col·lo·qui·um  audio  (k-lkw-m) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. col·lo·qui·ums or col·lo·qui·a  (-kw-) KEY 
  1. An informal meeting for the exchange of views.
  2. An academic seminar on a broad field of study, usually led by a different lecturer at each meeting.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin, conversation, from colloqu, to talk together : com-, com- + loqu, to speak; see tolkw- in Indo-European roots


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