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English definition of “convene”

convene

verb [I or T]     /kənˈviːn/ formal
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
(Definition of convene verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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