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Sentence count:216+16 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-16Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: conveningconventionalismconventionalityformulanormalpatternruleSimilar words: conventionalinventionconversationpreventioninterventionconveniencea bone of contentionconversionMeaning: [kən'venʃn]  n. 1. a large formal assembly 2. something regarded as a normative example 3. (diplomacy) an international agreement 4. orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional 5. the act of convening. 
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1) By convention the deputy leader is always a woman.
2) Convention now allows women to smoke in public.
3) They believe it is essential to defy convention.
4) At the recent convention a declaration was adopted.
5) How many delegates have checked in at the convention?
6) The Convention set down rules for deciding which country should deal with an asylum request.
7) Convention demands that a club member should resign in such a situation.
8) Convention dictates that a minister should resign in such a situation.
9) They defied/flouted/broke with convention by giving up their jobs and becoming self-sufficient.
10) It's just a social convention that men don't wear skirts.
11) It's an established convention that the part of the prince is played by a woman.
12) Young people often kick against convention.
13) He felt himself trammelled by convention.
14) He felt hemmed in by convention.
15) They dry-gulched the candidate at the party convention.
16) He likes to fly in the face of convention.
17) Most countries have adhered to the convention.
18) This practice breaches the arms convention.
19) She was at the Democratic convention.
20) He's determined to speak at the Democratic Convention.
21) The countries concerned all agreed to sign the convention.
22) He addressed the annual Republican convention.
23) Jones spoke at the teachers' annual convention.
24) The convention does not apply to us.
25) Originality often triumphs over convention.
26) Houston was chosen as the site for the convention.
27) Where are they holding their party convention?
28) She enjoys sticking two fingers up to convention.
29) Moderates are putting it about that people shouldn't take the things said at the Republican Convention too seriously.
30) They have delegated him to represent their city at the convention.
More similar words: conventionalinventionconversationpreventioninterventionconveniencea bone of contentionconversionconvictionmentionattentionnot to mentionidentificationpay attention toconveyconcentrationconvertinventinventorycontinentinvestigationconditionconceptionconnectionconditionsconsumptioncontributionconstructionconservationconstitution
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