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    a top-level meeting vs a summit

    Hello,
    Could you, please, explain the difference between ' a top-level meeting' and 'a summit'? Is there a rule when to use one instead the other one?

    Thank you very much in advance

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    Re: a top-level meeting vs a summit

    For me, there is no difference.

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    Re: a top-level meeting vs a summit

    I think it depends on the context- if it is a serious meeting of senior politicians on a desperately serious issue, I would be more likely to call it a summit.

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    Re: a top-level meeting vs a summit

    Summit meeting could also be used to describe a meeting between major business executives, such as the CEOs of IBM and Apple.

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    Re: a top-level meeting vs a summit

    It could, but I wouldn't use top-level meeting for what I described.

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