- n. 会议；（法庭的）开庭；（议会等的）开会；学期；讲习会
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来自拉丁语 sedere,坐，坐下，词源同 sit.-ss,过去分词格，-ion,名词后缀。引申诸相关词义。
- session:  Etymologically, a session is simply a ‘sitting’. The word comes via Old French session from Latin sessiō, a derivative of sedēre ‘sit’. Its sense development reflects the symbolic association of ‘sitting down’ with the conducting of business, which can be seen anew in the modern English expression get round a table. Other English descendants of Latin sedēre, which is closely related to English sit, include assess, assiduous , insidious , séance , sedentary , sediment , size, subsidy , and supersede.
=> assess, assiduous, insidious, séance, sedentary, sediment, size, subsidy, supersede
- session (n.)
- late 14c., "periodical sitting of a court," from Old French session "act or state of sitting; assembly," from Latin sessionem (nominative sessio) "act of sitting; a seat; loitering; a session," noun of action from past participle stem of sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). Sense of "period set aside for some activity" is first recorded 1920, in bull session, probably from quarter sessions courts (see quarter (n.)). Musical sense of "recording occasion in a studio" is from 1927.
- 1. Charles and I were closeted in his study for the briefing session.
- 2. He returned from a lunchtime drinking session with his business cronies.
- 3. He collapsed following a vigorous exercise session at his home.
- 4. Begin by planning on three two-hour reviews with four chapters per session.
- 5. Rupert Moon is out of today's session with a twisted knee.
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