summit meeting


summit meeting
1. a meeting or conference of heads of state, esp. to conduct diplomatic negotiations and ease international tensions.
2. any meeting or conference of top-level officials, executives, etc. Also called summit, summit conference.
[1950-55]

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Universalium. 2010.

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