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English definition of “convention”

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 rights International politics and government
(Definition of convention noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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