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convene

[ kuhn-veen ]
/ k蓹n藞vin /
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verb (used without object), con路vened, con路ven路ing.
to come together or assemble, usually for some public purpose.
verb (used with object), con路vened, con路ven路ing.
to cause to assemble; convoke.
to summon to appear, as before a judicial officer.
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Origin of convene

1400鈥50; late Middle English <Latin conven墨re to come together, equivalent to con-con- + ven墨re to come

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British Dictionary definitions for convene

convene
/ (k蓹n藞vi藧n) /

verb
to gather, call together, or summon, esp for a formal meeting
(tr) to order to appear before a court of law, judge, tribunal, etc

Word Origin for convene

C15: from Latin conven墨re to assemble, from ven墨re to come
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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