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convenience

noun uk   /kənˈviː.ni.əns/ us  

convenience noun (BEING EASY)

B2 [U] the state of being convenient: I like the convenience of living so near work. Just for convenience, I'm going to live at my mother's place until my new house is ready. at your convenience B2 when you want: The goods will be delivered at your convenience. at your earliest convenience as soon as you like or can: Please return the completed form at your earliest convenience.

convenience noun (MACHINE)

C1 [C] a device or machine, usually in the house, that operates quickly and needs little effort: The house has every modern convenience.

convenience noun (TOILET)

[C usually plural] (also public convenience) formal a public toilet
(Definition of convenience from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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