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  1. con·ven·tion
    IPA[kənˈven(t)SH(ə)n]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: convention, plural noun: conventions

    • noun

      a way in which something is usually done:

      behaviour that is considered acceptable or polite to most members of a society:

    • noun

      a convention of a major political party, especially one that nominates a candidate for the presidency.
    • an international agreement first made at Geneva in 1864 and later revised, governing the status and treatment of captured and wounded military personnel and civilians in wartime.
    • an international agreement first made at Geneva in 1864 and later revised, governing the status and treatment of captured and wounded military personnel and civilians in wartime.
    • noun

      a convention of a major political party, especially one that nominates a candidate for the presidency.
    • an agreement on trade and development aid, reached in Lomé in 1975, between the EC and forty-six African, Caribbean, and Pacific Ocean states, aiming for technical cooperation and the provision of development aid. Further agreements have been signed by a larger group.
    • an international copyright agreement originally drawn up in 1886.
    • an international agreement set up by the Council of Europe in 1950 to protect human rights. Under the convention were established the European Commission for Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights.
    • an international agreement set up by the Council of Europe in 1950 to protect human rights. Under the convention were established the European Commission for Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights.
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