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convention

noun [C] (MEETING)    /kənˈven.ʃən/
C1 a large formal meeting of people who do a particular job or have a similar interest, or a large meeting for a political party: the national Democratic convention Where are they holding their party convention?Official meetingsMeeting people
(Definition of convention noun (MEETING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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