Quorum vs. Forum

Quorum vs. Forum — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Quorum and Forum

Quorumnoun

The minimal number of officers and members of a committee or organization, usually a majority, who must be present for valid transaction of business.

Forumnoun

The public square or marketplace of an ancient Roman city that was the assembly place for judicial activity and public business.

Quorumnoun

A select group.

Forumnoun

A public meeting place for open discussion.

Quorumnoun

The minimal density of bacterial cells that results in altered gene expression in a population of bacteria.

Forumnoun

A medium for open discussion or voicing of ideas, such as a newspaper, a radio or television program, or a website.

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Quorumnoun

The minimum number of members required for a group to officially conduct business and to cast votes, often but not necessarily a majority or supermajority.

We can discuss the issue tonight, but cannot vote until we have a quorum.

Forumnoun

A public meeting or presentation involving a discussion usually among experts and often including audience participation.

Quorumnoun

A selected body of persons.

Forumnoun

An area of legal authority; a jurisdiction.

Quorumnoun

a gathering of the minimal number of members of an organization to conduct business

Forumnoun

A court of law or tribunal.

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Forumnoun

A place for discussion.

Forumnoun

A gathering for the purpose of discussion.

Forumnoun

A form of discussion involving a panel of presenters and often participation by members of the audience.

Forumnoun

(Internet) An Internet message board where users can post messages regarding one or more topics of discussion.

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

Forumnoun

(historical) A square or marketplace in a Roman town, used for public business and commerce.

Forumnoun

a public meeting or assembly for open discussion

Forumnoun

a public facility to meet for open discussion

Forumnoun

a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece