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convention

noun uk   /kənˈven.ʃən/ us  

convention noun (MEETING)

C1 [C] a large formal meeting of people who do a particular job or have a similar interest, or a large meeting for a political party: the national Democratic convention Where are they holding their party convention?
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convention noun (CUSTOM)

C1 [C or U] a usual or accepted way of behaving, especially in social situations, often following an old way of thinking or a custom in one particular society: They defied/flouted/broke with convention by giving up their jobs and becoming self-sufficient. Convention dictates that it is the man who asks the woman to marry him and not the reverse. In many countries it is the/a convention to wear black at funerals. [C] a common way of showing something in art or writing: an artistic convention

convention noun (AGREEMENT)

[C] a formal agreement between country leaders, politicians, and states on a matter that involves them all: the Geneva Convention a convention on human rights
(Definition of convention from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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