convention noun (MEETING)
the national Democratic convention 民主党全国大会
- Amid all the razzle-dazzle of the party convention, it was easy to forget about the real political issues.
- The Democrats have chosen the Texas state treasurer as the keynote speaker at their convention.
- The Governor of New York delivered a rousing speech to the national convention.
convention noun (CUSTOM)
They defied/flouted/broke with convention by giving up their jobs and becoming self-sufficient. 他们离经叛道，放弃了工作，开始过自给自足的生活。
Convention dictates that it is the man who asks the woman to marry him and not the other way round. 根据习俗，应由男人向女人求婚而不是反过来。