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English definition of “convenient”

convenient

adjective     /kənˈviː.ni.ənt/
B1 suitable for your purposes and needs and causing the least difficulty: Our local shop has very convenient opening hours. A bike's a very convenient way of getting around. [+ that] It's very convenient that you live near the office. [+ to infinitive] I find it convenient to be able to do my banking online. What time would it be convenient for me to come round? → Opposite inconvenientSuitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good B1 near or easy to get to or use: a very convenient bus service Our new flat is very convenient for (= near to) the kids' school.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen conveniently     /-li/ adverb B2 The house is conveniently situated near the station and the shops.humorous I asked her to tidy the kitchen but of course she conveniently forgot (= she forgot because she did not want to do it).Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of convenient adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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