Forum meaning

fôrəm
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The definition of a forum is a place or a method for discussion.

An example of a forum is an online message board.

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A gathering for the purpose of discussion.
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A law court; tribunal.
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A public place, typically devoted to communication or expression; in litigation, a particular court or jurisdiction.
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A form of discussion involving a panel of presenters and often participation by members of the audience.
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(Internet) An Internet message board where users can post messages regarding one or more topics of discussion.

Trish was an admin member on three forums, and had no trouble at all when it came to moderating them.

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A public meeting or presentation involving a discussion usually among experts and often including audience participation.
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A place for discussion.
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The public square or marketplace of an ancient Roman city or town, where legal and political business was conducted.
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(in a Roman town) A square or marketplace used for public business and commerce.
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the Forum
  • the forum of ancient Rome
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the Forum

Origin of forum

  • Middle English from Latin dhwer- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin forum (“public market place”, “forum”).

    From Wiktionary