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Noun
A large meeting or conference, especially of members of a political party or a particular profession or group
“I remind members of the convention that members should not conduct conversations in the House unless it is necessary, and then only in a way so as not to disturb the proceedings.”
Noun
Behaviour that is considered acceptable or polite to most members of a society
“But, and there is the rub, every member of the Cabinet is expected by acceptable social convention to then go out and promote and defend what has been pronounced.”
Noun
An agreement between states covering particular matters, especially one less formal than a treaty
“In 1997 a convention established standards to combat international bribery, to which more than thirty countries agreed.”
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