convention

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈvɛnʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈvɛnʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kən venshən)


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convention

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [political, telecommunications, science, party] convention
  2. a [work, trade, business] convention
  3. the [Republican, Democratic, Conservative, Liberal] party convention
  4. [their, the] [latest, forthcoming, upcoming, last, next] convention
  5. a convention of [lawyers, scientists, experts, analysts]
  6. [attend, go to] a [telecommunications] convention
  7. the convention will [be held, take place] in
  8. a convention on [climate change, animal rights, space travel]
  9. a convention on international [trade, cooperation]
  10. a (guest) speaker at the convention
  11. the convention of [showing, indicating, displaying, anointing]
  12. is no longer a common convention to
  13. used to be common convention to
  14. [opposed to, against] (the idea of) convention
  15. [fighting, struggling] against convention
  16. decided to [flout, ignore, dismiss] convention
n as adj
  1. convention [arena, venue, hall, location, center, facilities]
  2. convention [guests, exhibitors, speakers, moderators]
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