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noun [C/U]  /ˌkɑn·vəˈkeɪ·ʃən/ esp. Cdn us  
a large, formal meeting, esp. for the ceremony at a university at the end of a course of study, or the act of arranging a large, formal meeting: [C] She was awarded an honorary degree at the spring convocation.
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