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Once the violence has ceased, the US should immediately call on the World Bank and other international institutions to convene a donors conference to rebuild Lebanon's shattered infrastructure.
John Conyers

Meaning of "convene" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONVENE

From Latin convenīre to assemble, from venīre to come.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONVENE

convene  [kənˈviːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONVENE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Convene is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb convene in English.

WHAT DOES CONVENE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Convene

Convene is an early distance learning company and the largest company in that market. The software company was founded in the late 1980s by Larry Allen when he created collaborative seminary training programs. Although Convene still has collaborative software for use by some 15,000 religious leaders, it expanded into an international distance learning software company in 1993. It uses specialized software to facilitate online classes for over 100 universities.

Definition of convene in the English dictionary

The definition of convene in the dictionary is to gather, call together, or summon, esp for a formal meeting. Other definition of convene is to order to appear before a court of law, judge, tribunal, etc.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CONVENE

PRESENT

Present
I convene
you convene
he/she/it convenes
we convene
you convene
they convene
Present continuous
I am convening
you are convening
he/she/it is convening
we are convening
you are convening
they are convening
Present perfect
I have convened
you have convened
he/she/it has convened
we have convened
you have convened
they have convened
Present perfect continuous
I have been convening
you have been convening
he/she/it has been convening
we have been convening
you have been convening
they have been convening
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I convened
you convened
he/she/it convened
we convened
you convened
they convened
Past continuous
I was convening
you were convening
he/she/it was convening
we were convening
you were convening
they were convening
Past perfect
I had convened
you had convened
he/she/it had convened
we had convened
you had convened
they had convened
Past perfect continuous
I had been convening
you had been convening
he/she/it had been convening
we had been convening
you had been convening
they had been convening
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will convene
you will convene
he/she/it will convene
we will convene
you will convene
they will convene
Future continuous
I will be convening
you will be convening
he/she/it will be convening
we will be convening
you will be convening
they will be convening
Future perfect
I will have convened
you will have convened
he/she/it will have convened
we will have convened
you will have convened
they will have convened
Future perfect continuous
I will have been convening
you will have been convening
he/she/it will have been convening
we will have been convening
you will have been convening
they will have been convening
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would convene
you would convene
he/she/it would convene
we would convene
you would convene
they would convene
Conditional continuous
I would be convening
you would be convening
he/she/it would be convening
we would be convening
you would be convening
they would be convening
Conditional perfect
I would have convene
you would have convene
he/she/it would have convene
we would have convene
you would have convene
they would have convene
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been convening
you would have been convening
he/she/it would have been convening
we would have been convening
you would have been convening
they would have been convening
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you convene
we let´s convene
you convene
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to convene
Past participle
convened
Present Participle
convening
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONVENE


aberdevine
ˌæbədɪˈviːn
advene
ədˈviːn
contravene
ˌkɒntrəˈviːn
Devine
dəˈviːn
intervene
ˌɪntəˈviːn
landgravine
ˈlændɡrəˌviːn
Lavigne
læ´viːn
margravine
ˈmɑːɡrəˌviːn
mauveine
ˈməʊviːn
nervine
ˈnɜːviːn
olivine
ˈɒlɪˌviːn
palsgravine
ˈpɔːlzɡrəˌviːn
prevene
prɪˈviːn
ravine
rəˈviːn
reconvene
ˌriːkənˈviːn
Slovene
sləʊˈviːn
subvene
səbˈviːn
supervene
ˌsuːpəˈviːn
sylvine
ˈsɪlviːn
Wien
viːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONVENE

convenable
convenance
convener
convenership
convenience
convenience food
convenience goods
convenience market
convenience store
conveniency
convenient
conveniently
convening
convenor
convenorship
convent
convent girl
convent school
conventicle
conventicler

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONVENE

Abilene
bene
benzene
dene
ethylene
gene
Greene
hygiene
indigene
Irene
nene
neoprene
obscene
polyethylene
polypropylene
propylene
scene
sene
serene
sex scene

Synonyms and antonyms of convene in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONVENE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «convene» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of convene

Translation of «convene» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONVENE

Find out the translation of convene to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of convene from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «convene» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

召开
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

convocar
570 millions of speakers

English

convene
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आयोजित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عقد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

созвать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

convocar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমবেত হত্তয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

convoquer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersidang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

einberufen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

召集する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모임 또는 회의를 소집하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rapat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

triệu tập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திரட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बोलावणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

toplanmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

convocare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwołać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скликати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

convoca
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συγκαλέσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

belê
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kalla
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

innkalle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of convene

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVENE»

The term «convene» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.953 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVENE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «convene» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «convene» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about convene

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QUOTES WITH «CONVENE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word convene.
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John Conyers
Once the violence has ceased, the US should immediately call on the World Bank and other international institutions to convene a donors conference to rebuild Lebanon's shattered infrastructure.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONVENE»

Discover the use of convene in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to convene and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Guide to Military Criminal Law
56 Court Properly Convened Articles 22-24 dictate who may properly "convene" or assemble a court- martial. With few exceptions, only a commanding officer ( known as the "convening authority") may order the court-martial to be assembled,  ...
Michael J. Davidson, 1999
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
(a) Notice of each annual meeting shall be either published once a week for the two successive calendar weeks (in each instance on any day of the week) immediately prior to the week in which such annual meeting shall convene, in a ...
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Constitution of the state of New York: adopted in 1846 : ...
And in case of any infectious distemper prevailing in the place where the said court at any time is to convene, or any other cause whereby dangers may arise to the health or lives of the members, from their attendance, the Governor may direct  ...
New York (State), Franklin Benjamin Hough, 1867
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Holding Fast: The Struggle to Create Resilient Caregiving ...
A more effective ER leader would have worked with hospital administration to convene the relevant unit directors and develop a strategy for relieving some of the pressure on the ER. This would also have meant working with the administration ...
William A. Kahn, 2005
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Concise Corporations Law
If the constitution allowed the members to requisition a meeting (the "narrow" view6) or allowed any body to convene a meeting, whether or not on the members' motion (the "wide" view7), the members' right to convene a meeting under s ...
Julie Cassidy, 2006
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Manual for Courts-Martial United States
General courts-mar* tiah-~(l) The President of the United States, the Secretary of a Department, and the commanding officers of commands designated in Article 22a may convene general courts-martial. (2) When a commanding officer is ...
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Poland Company Laws and Regulations Handbook
Article 232. An extraordinary general meeting shall be convened in the cases referred to in this chapter or the articles of association, and where the authorities or persons authorized to convene meetings they deem appropriate. Article 233. § 1.
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L.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected
The commander may thereafter refer such charges for trial as in other cases. (5) As Article 22 expressly designates those who have authority to convene general courts-martial, it follows that no one else has this authority and that anyone ...
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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Ronald ...
“(B) So much of the authority vested in the President under Article 22(a)(9) to empower any commanding officer of a joint command or joint task force to convene courts-martial is delegated to the Secretary of Defense, and such a commanding ...
Reagan, Ronald, 1989
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Sudan Business Law Handbook: Strategic Information and Laws
To convene a general meeting Extraordinary at the request of the shareholders. 71 - (1) Notwithstanding what is contained in the Company should the Board of Directors to take immediate steps to convene a general meeting Extraordinary of  ...
Ibpus.com, International Business Publications, USA, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONVENE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term convene is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jehovah's Witnesses set to convene again in Reading
Thousands of Jehovah's Witnesses are planning their return to downtown Reading for the first time since 2013. An estimated 25,000 Jehovah's ... «WFMZ Allentown, Jul 15»
2
Oil train demonstrators convene on Ti tracks
Demonstrators assemble near the train tracks in Ticonderoga to draw attention to their concerns about the use of crude oil trains on Tuesday, ... «DenPubs, Jul 15»
3
Northampton to convene planning process for effects of global …
NORTHAMPTON — Believers in global warming will begin gathering in September to prepare for a hotter, wetter Northampton. The city has ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
4
Kerala to convene all-party meet to discuss stray dog menace
Kerala government is planning to convene an all-party meeting on July 9 to sort out practical solutions to put an end to the increasing instances ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
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Obama Urged to Convene Crisis Group Over Puerto Rico's Debt
Obama Urged to Convene Crisis Group Over Puerto Rico's Debt. Jul 6, 2015 2:01 PM PDT. The first woman of Puerto Rican descent elected to the House calls ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
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Iowa Regents, community and private colleges convene safety summit
Campus safety and security has become a paramount issue for institutions across the nation and state, with new threats ever emerging and ... «The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines, Jul 15»
7
Top diplomats convene for crunch Iran nuclear talks
Foreign ministers sit around the table at the Palais Coburg Hotel, where the Iran nuclear negotiations were being held in Vienna, Austria on ... «The Times of Israel, Jul 15»
8
Senate committees convene over alleged AFP procurement anomalies
The Philippine Senate's Blue Ribbon, National Defense and Security, and Finance Committees convene on Tusday, July 7, to hear alleged anomalies in the ... «GMA News, Jul 15»
9
Press Release: Industry Executives Convene for GIA's Leadership …
Press Release: For the second year in a row, senior gem and jewelry executives gathered at Harvard Business School (HBS) in Cambridge to ... «Rapaport, Jul 15»
10
Elephant poaching: Kerala to convene meeting
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government Monday said it would convene a meeting of Forest ministers of southern states next month to tackle ... «Zee News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Convene [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/convene>. Apr 2020 ».
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