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convenience

noun [U or C]
 
 
/kənˈviːniəns/
the fact of something being easy to do, get to, etc., or something that is useful and helpful: Convenience and comfort are both major factors in consumer choice. the convenience of online shoppingfor the convenience of sb/for sb's convenience We offer large parking lots for customers' convenience. These links are provided as a convenience and we accept no responsibility for their content.
at sb's convenience at a time when someone is ready or wants to do something: In the digital era viewers can watch programmes at their convenience, not the scheduler's.
at sb's earliest convenience formal as soon as someone is able to do something: Please arrange a meeting with your mortgage adviser at your earliest convenience.
→  See also flag of convenience
(Definition of convenience noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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