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convention

noun /kənˈvenʃən/
a way of behaving that has become usual; (an) established custom
usage
Shaking hands when meeting people is a normal convention in many countries He does not care about convention.
in the United States a meeting of delegates from a political party for nominating a presidential candidate.
convention
an assembly of people of a particular profession etc.
congrès
conventional adjective (negative unconventional) according to the accepted standards etc; not outrageous or eccentric
conventionnel
conventional dress the more conventional forms of art.
conventionality /-ˈnӕ-/ noun
usage(s) admis
(Definition of convention from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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