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convenience

[ kuhn-veen-yuhns ]
/ kənˈvin yəns /
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noun
the quality of being convenient; suitability.
anything that saves or simplifies work, adds to one's ease or comfort, etc., as an appliance, utensil, or the like.
a convenient situation or time: at your convenience.
advantage or accommodation: a shelter for the convenience of travelers.
Chiefly British. water closet (def. 1).
adjective
easy to obtain, use, or reach; made for convenience: convenience utensils that can be discarded after use.
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Origin of convenience

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin convenientia harmony, agreement. See convenient, -ence
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British Dictionary definitions for convenience

convenience
/ (kənˈviːnɪəns) /

noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with convenience

convenience

see at one's convenience.

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