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a    a large formal assembly of a group with common interests, such as a political party or trade union  
b    the persons attending such an assembly  
2      (U.S. politics)   an assembly of delegates of one party to select candidates for office  
3      (Diplomacy)   an international agreement second only to a treaty in formality  
a telecommunications convention     
4    any agreement, compact, or contract  
5    the most widely accepted or established view of what is thought to be proper behaviour, good taste, etc.  
6    an accepted rule, usage, etc.  
a convention used by printers     
7      (Bridge, Also called)   conventional   a bid or play not to be taken at its face value, which one's partner can interpret according to a prearranged bidding system  
     (C15: from Latin conventio an assembling, agreeing)  

Geneva Convention  
      n   the international agreement, first formulated in 1864 at Geneva, establishing a code for wartime treatment of the sick or wounded: revised and extended on several occasions to cover maritime warfare and prisoners of war  
National Convention  
1    a convention held every four years by each major U.S. political party to choose its presidential candidate  
2      (French history)   the longest lasting of the revolutionary assemblies, lasting from Sept. 1792 to Oct. 1795, when it was replaced by the Directory  
Schengen Convention   , Agreement  
      n   an agreement, signed in 1985, but not implemented until 1995, to abolish border controls within Europe: ten countries had acceded by 1995; the UK is not a signatory  
Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  


1    assembly, conference, congress, convocation, council, delegates, meeting, representatives  
2    code, custom, etiquette, formality, practice, propriety, protocol, tradition, usage  
3    agreement, bargain, compact, concordat, contract, pact, protocol, stipulation, treaty  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English synonyme-Thesaurus  

! Convention n.
A meeting of people who have the same interests, or belong to the same organization
I like conventions more than meeting with people who have nothing in common with me.

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a usual and accepted way of behaving or doing something しきたり、因習、慣習
Example: Every New Year, the Japanese eat buckwheat noodles, which are called “buckwheat noodles eaten on New Year’s Eve”. Other forms of the word: conventional (adjective), convent (noun)
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