convenance

noun con·ve·nance \kōⁿv(ə)nääⁿs; ˈkänvənən(t)s, -ˌnän(t)s\

Definition of convenance

plural

convenances

\kōⁿv(ə)nääⁿs; ˈkänvənən(t)sə̇z, -ˌnän(t)-\
  1. 1 :  conventional usage

  2. 2 convenances plural :  the things established by custom as proper to social intercourse :  conventions a forthright man with little regard for the convenances

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Origin and Etymology of convenance

French, from convenant, present participle of convenir to be suitable


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