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conveyverb [T]

uk   /kənˈveɪ/  us   /kənˈveɪ/ formal
  • convey verb [T] (COMMUNICATE)

C1 to express a thought, feeling, or idea so that it is understood by other people: His poetry conveys a great sense of religious devotion. Please convey our condolences to the family. [+ question word] I tried to convey in my speech how grateful we all were for his help. You don't want to convey the impression that we're not interested.

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conveyverb [T]

 us   /kənˈveɪ/
  • convey verb [T] (COMMUNICATE)

to express feelings, thoughts, or information to other people: He always conveyed a sense of genuine interest in his students.
  • convey verb [T] (TRANSPORT)

to take or carry someone or something to a particular place: Water flows into the channels and those channels convey it to the fields.
(Definition of convey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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