Meeting and Reunion
A “Meeting” is when people come together or meet, usually to talk about a specific topic or topics.
We have a meeting on Monday with the marketing department.
A “Reunion” is an event that happens so people who haven’t seen each other in a long time can see each other again (a family reunion, a high school reunion, etc.).
We have a family reunion every two years! It’s such a great moment!
Appointment and Date
The word Appointment is used for agreements to meet someone at a specific time and place (a doctor’s appointment, an appointment with a client, etc.).
We do not use “appointment” for romantic purposes.
I had a dentist appointment yesterday.
We use “Date” to talk about events with two people who have a romantic relationship or might eventually have a romantic relationship. We do not use “date” for non-romantic engagements.
My wife and I went to the park on our first date.
How often do you have meetings at work?
When was the last time you went to a family reunion?
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