Conventions Meaning and Definition


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Conventions meaning

Word: Conventions

How to pronounce: kənˈvenʃn

Noun

Definitions:

1. A way in which something is usually done.

Example sentences: "To attract the best patrons the movie houses had to ape the conventions and the standards of theatres"

2. An agreement between states covering particular matters, especially one less formal than a treaty.

Example sentences: "The convention, signed by the six states bordering on the Black Sea, aims to prevent further pollution"

3. A large meeting or conference, especially of members of a political party or a particular profession or group.

Example sentences: "The party held its biennial convention"

4. A bid or system of bidding by which the bidder tries to convey specific information about the hand to their partner, as opposed to seeking to win the auction.

Example sentences: "B.J. Herbison's Playing Pinochle page describes a variation of Single Deck Pinochle, and a detailed set of suggested bidding conventions."


Synonyms:

contract

agreement

covenant

treaty

accord

settlement

deal

pact

conditional character

tradition

custom

congress

gathering

assembly

meeting

convocation


Derivations:

conventioneer

conventionalism

conventionality

convent

conventionalist

convene

conventional

conventionally


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Conventions in Other Languages...

Spanish: Convención

German: Übereinkommen

French: Convention

Italian: Convenzione

Turkish: Sözleşme


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