Translation of "convention" - English-German dictionary


noun /kənˈvenʃən/

a way of behaving that has become usual; (an) established custom

der Brauch, die Förmlichkeit
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.

die Versammlung, der Parteitag

an assembly of people of a particular profession etc.

die Tagung
conventional adjective

(negative unconventional) according to the accepted standards etc; not outrageous or eccentric

conventional dress
the more conventional forms of art.
conventionality /-ˈnӕ-/ noun

die Herkömmlichkeit

(Translation of “convention” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)