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convention

noun   /kənˈven.ʃən/
I a large formal meeting of people who do a particular job or have a similar interest, or a large meeting for a political party convención the national Democratic convention Where are they holding their party convention?2119
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 convenciones, costumbre 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 other way round. In many countries it is the/a convention to wear black at funerals.664
a common way of showing something in art or writing convención an artistic convention1849
(Definition of convention from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

convention

noun /kənˈvenʃən/
a way of behaving that has become usual; (an) established custom convención 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 convención the Republican National Convention.
an assembly of people of a particular profession etc convención, congreso She gave the keynote speech at a national convention of ecologists.
conventional adjective
(opposite unconventional) according to the accepted standards etc; not outrageous or eccentric convencional conventional dress the more conventional forms of art.
conventionality /-ˈnӕ-/ noun
convencionalismo the conventionality of the linguistic means of expression.
(Definition of convention from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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