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conveyverb [T]

uk   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 ​greatsense of ​religiousdevotion. Please convey ​ourcondolences to the ​family. [+ question word] I ​tried to convey in my ​speech howgrateful we all were for his ​help. You don't ​want to convey the ​impression that we're not ​interested.

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

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conveyverb [T]

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

to ​expressfeelings, ​thoughts, or ​information to other ​people: He always conveyed a ​sense of ​genuineinterest in his ​students.
  • convey verb [T] (TRANSPORT)

to take or ​carry someone or something to a ​particularplace: 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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