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conveneverb [ I or T ]

uk /kənˈviːn/ us /kənˈviːn/ formal

(Definition of “convene” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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conveneverb [ I/T ]

us /kənˈvin/

to meet formally as a group, or to arrange a meeting of people or groups for a serious purpose:

[ I ] Peace talks will convene next month.

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uk /kənˈviːn/ us MEETINGS

[ T ] to arrange for a group of people to come together for an official meeting:

convene a meeting/conference/hearing An emergency board meeting was convened by the directors later that afternoon.
convene a committee/panel/jury

[ I ] to join with other people for an official meeting:

Open Market Committee members will convene to discuss lowering interest rates.

(Definition of “convene” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)