convene Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"convene" in British English

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conveneverb [I or T]

uk   us   /kənˈviːn/ formal
to ​bring together a ​group of ​people for a ​meeting, or to ​meet for a ​meeting: The ​primeminister convened (a ​meeting of) his ​cabinet to ​discuss the ​matter. The ​council will be convening on the ​morning of the 25th.
(Definition of convene from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"convene" in American English

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conveneverb [I/T]

 us   /kənˈvin/
to ​meetformally as a ​group, or to ​arrange a ​meeting of ​people or ​groups for a ​seriouspurpose: [I] Peace ​talks will convene next ​month.
(Definition of convene from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"convene" in Business English

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uk   us   /kənˈviːn/ MEETINGS
[T] to ​arrange for a ​group of ​people to come together for an ​officialmeeting: convene a meeting/conference/hearing An ​emergencyboardmeeting was convened by the ​directors later that afternoon. convene a ​committee/​panel/​jury
[I] to ​join with other ​people for an ​officialmeeting: Open Market Committee ​members will convene to discuss ​loweringinterestrates.
(Definition of convene from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “convene”
in Spanish convocar…
in Vietnamese tụ họp…
in Malaysian mengadakan…
in Thai ชุมนุมกัน…
in French convoquer…
in German einberufen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 召开,召集(会议), 集合, 开会…
in Turkish topla(n)mak, bir araya gelmek, toplantı yapmak…
in Russian созывать, заседать…
in Indonesian mengundang rapat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 召開,召集(會議), 集合, 開會…
in Polish zbierać się…
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