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Noun: convention  kun'ven-shun
  1. A large formal assembly
    "political convention"
  2. Something regarded as a normative example
    "the convention of not naming the main character";
    - normal, pattern, rule, formula
  3. (diplomacy) an international agreement
  4. Orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional
    - conventionality, conventionalism
  5. The act of convening
    - convening

Derived forms: conventions

See also: conventional, unconventional

Type of: accord, assemblage, assembly, gathering, group meeting, meeting, orthodoxy, pact, practice, treaty

Encyclopedia: Convention