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English definition of “convenient”

convenient

adjective uk   /kənˈviː.ni.ənt/ us  
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
Suitable 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
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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 from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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