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convene

verb [I or T] uk   /kənˈviːn/ formal us  
to bring together a group of people for a meeting, or to meet for a meeting: The prime minister convened (a meeting of) his ministers to discuss the matter. The council will be convening on the morning of the 25th.Forming groups (of people)Inviting and summoning
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