convenience

[ kuhn-veen-yuhns ]
/ kənˈvin yəns /

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.

Origin of convenience

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

/ (kənˈviːnɪəns) /

noun

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Idioms and Phrases with conveniences

convenience


see at one's convenience.

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