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  Definition of convention
  1. the act of convening
  2. orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional
  3. 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"
  4. (diplomacy) an international agreement
  5. a large formal assembly; "political convention"
Similar Words: convening, conventionality, conventionalism, normal, pattern, rule, formula

 

Hyponyms: ossification, conformity, mores, code of conduct, code of behavior, Chemical Weapons Convention, Geneva Convention, Constitutional Convention

 

Attributes: conventional, unconventional

 

Derivational Morphology: convene, convoke, formularize, formularise

 

Anagrams: connective, convection, convenient

 

 
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