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general meeting

a meeting of the members of a company. A company exercises control and does such acts as are reserved to it by the votes of the majority at general meetings. The meetings have to be properly convened with due notice having been given. If the articles provide for a quorum, that requirement has to be met before business can be conducted. See ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.
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There were no less than 891 ships immobilised around the UK when mass meetings finally voted to end the strike on July 1.
The mass meeting was told that a proposed settlement had been reached to the long-running row which led to 22 days of strikes last year, costing the airline more than Au150 million.
A mass meeting of workers will be held today ahead of an expected announcement of what action will be taken.
Mass meeting: Union leader Derek "Red Robbo" Robinson speaking at a meeting in Cofton Park near to the British Leyland Longbridge works on February 20, 1980.
The agreement thrashed out between union leaders and employers of staff at the Lindsey oil refinery in North Lincolnshire will be put to a mass meeting at the site on Monday.
Addressing a mass meeting organised by his party here on Sunday, Prachanda said, "On the surface it looks like an attempt to bring down the Maoist-led government, but their intention is to disrupt the peace process.
WORKERS at a Scottish oil refinery will today hold a mass meeting ahead of a planned strike.
Senior Superintendent of Police Bhisma Prasain told Kyodo News that the explosion occurred in Bhotahity, some 100 meters from the open air theater where the mass meeting was held.
A mass meeting of workers fixed the strike date, although talks will be held later to try to avert the action.
At the mass meeting that night there was a crowd and it was pumped.
Authority derived through mass meeting or any form of 'direct' expression.