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convention

noun
 
 
/kənˈvenʃən/
MEETING [C] a large formal meeting of people with the same interest or work: the Democratic Party conventionOfficial meetingsMeeting people
CUSTOM [C, U] a usual and accepted way of behaving or doing something: In many countries it is the convention to wear black at funerals.Custom, tradition and conformity
AGREEMENT [C] a formal agreement between countries: an international convention on human rightsInternational politics and government
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