noun, plural con·ve·nanc·es [kon-vuh-nahn-siz; French kawnvuh-nahns] /ˈkɒn vəˌnɑn sɪz; French kɔ̃vəˈnɑ̃s/.
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We make marriages of convenance in our country, que diable, and what follows follows; but no scandal afterwards!The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
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Word Origin and History for convenance
late 15c., from French convenance "convention, agreement, convenience," from convenant, present participle of convenir "to come together" (see convene).