Hey! How is your week going? Do you feel like reviewing some vocabulary for business meetings?
The vice president is absent due to unforeseen circumstances.
succeed in doing
We have a lot to accomplish today, so let’s begin.
deal with; speak on
I hope we do not have to address this matter again in the future.
close a meeting
If there are no further comments, we will adjourn the meeting here.
list of objectives to cover in a meeting
Please forward the agenda to anyone who is speaking at the meeting.
Annual (yearly) General Meeting
We always vote for a new chairperson at the AGM.
assign roles/tasks to certain people
I forgot to allocate someone to bring refreshments.
Any Other Business (unspecified item on agenda)
The last item on the agenda is AOB.
item on agenda announcing people who are absent; apologies for absence
Everyone is present today, so we can skip the apologies.
a type of vote, usually in writing and usually secret
Please fold your ballot in half before you place it in the box.
board of directors, noun
group of elected members of an organization/company who meet to make decisions
The board of directors meets once a month to discuss the budget.
a large meeting room, often has one long table and many chairs
The boardroom is reserved for a managers’ meeting, so we’ll have to meet in the lounge.
thinking to gather ideas
Let’s take a few minutes and brainstorm some ways that we can cut costs.
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