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convention

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1 a coming together of a number of persons for a specified purpose
  • attended a convention of mathematicians in California
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2 a formal agreement between two or more nations or peoples
  • an international convention banning the spread of nuclear weapons
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3 an arrangement about action to be taken
  • The Geneva Convention details proper treatment of prisoners of war.
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4 an inherited or established way of thinking, feeling, or doing
  • Our instructions for the paper said to follow standard convention for footnotes.
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