Translation of "convention" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /kənˈven.ʃən/ us /kənˈven.ʃən/

convention noun (MEETING)

C1 [ C ] 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 民主黨全國大會
Where are they holding their party convention? 他們在哪裡召開黨員大會?

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convention noun (CUSTOM)

C1 [ C or U ] a usual or accepted way of behaving, especially in social situations, often following an old way of thinking or a custom in one particular society

They defied/flouted/broke with convention by giving up their jobs and becoming self-sufficient. 他們離經叛道,放棄了工作,開始過自給自足的生活。
Convention dictates that it is the man who asks the woman to marry him and not the other way round. 根據習俗,應由男人向女人求婚而不是反過來。
In many countries it is the/a convention to wear black at funerals. 在葬禮上穿黑色的衣服是許多國家的習俗。

[ C ] a common way of showing something in art or writing

an artistic convention 傳統藝術手法

convention noun (AGREEMENT)

[ C ] a formal agreement between country leaders, politicians, and states on a matter that involves them all

the Geneva Convention 日內瓦公約
a convention on human rights 人權公約

(Translation of “convention” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)