Colloquium meaning

kə-lōkwē-əm
In a case of libel or slander, the assertions or allegations in the plaintiff’s pleading, or the evidence presented by the plaintiff at trial, showing that the alleged defamatory statement or writing by the defendant referred to the plaintiff. See also inducement and innuendo.
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An informal meeting for the exchange of views.
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An academic seminar on a broad field of study, usually led by a different lecturer at each meeting.
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An organized conference or seminar on some subject, involving a number of scholars or experts.
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An academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting.
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An address to an academic meeting or seminar.
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(law) That part of the complaint or declaration in an action for defamation which shows that the words complained of were spoken concerning the plaintiff.
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Origin of colloquium

  • Latin conversation from colloquī to talk together com- com- loquī to speak tolkw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin colloquium.

    From Wiktionary