con·ve·nance | \kōⁿv(ə)nääⁿs;ˈkänvənən(t)s, -ˌnän(t)s\
plural convenances\kōⁿv(ə)nääⁿs; ˈkänvənən(t)sə̇z, -ˌnän(t)- \

Definition of convenance 

1 : conventional usage

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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History and Etymology for convenance

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

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