Associations to the word «Convention»

Wiktionary

CONVENTION, noun. A meeting or gathering.
CONVENTION, noun. A formal deliberative assembly of mandated delegates.
CONVENTION, noun. The convening of a formal meeting.
CONVENTION, noun. A formal agreement, contract or pact.
CONVENTION, noun. (international law) A treaty or supplement to such.
CONVENTION, noun. A generally accepted principle, method or behaviour.
CONVENTION BUMP, noun. The rise in support (as shown in surveys) a presidential candidate receives after the national party convention.
CONVENTION CENTER, noun. (US) A building or group of buildings, consisting of exhibit halls and often auditoriums, used for hosting conventions, exhibitions and other events.
CONVENTION CENTERS, noun. Plural of convention center
CONVENTION CENTRE, noun. (UK) Alternative form of convention center
CONVENTION CENTRES, noun. Plural of convention centre
CONVENTION STATE, noun. (philately) any of the Indian feudal states which, during the time of the British Empire, used overprinted Indian stamps valid for postage outside the state.

Dictionary definition

CONVENTION, noun. A large formal assembly; "political convention".
CONVENTION, noun. Something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors".
CONVENTION, noun. (diplomacy) an international agreement.
CONVENTION, noun. Orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional.
CONVENTION, noun. The act of convening.

Wise words

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