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While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the convenience of the reader.
Kingman Brewster, Jr.

Meaning of "convenience" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONVENIENCE

convenience  [kənˈviːnɪəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONVENIENCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Convenience is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONVENIENCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

convenience

Convenience

Convenient procedures, products and services are those intended to increase ease in accessibility, save resources and decrease frustration. Convenience is a relative concept, and depends on context. For example, automobiles were once considered a convenience, yet today are regarded as a normal part of life. Service conveniences are those that save shoppers time or effort, and includes variables such as credit availability and extended store hours. Service convenience pertains to the facilitation of selling both goods and services, and combinations of the two. Convenience goods are widely distributed products that "require minimal time and physical and mental effort to purchase."...

Definition of convenience in the English dictionary

The first definition of convenience in the dictionary is the state or quality of being suitable or opportune. Other definition of convenience is a convenient time or situation. Convenience is also usefulness, comfort, or facility.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONVENIENCE


alliance
əˈlaɪəns
ambiance
ˈæmbɪəns
ambience
ˈæmbɪəns
appliance
əˈplaɪəns
audience
ˈɔːdɪəns
compliance
kəmˈplaɪəns
defiance
dɪˈfaɪəns
experience
ɪkˈspɪərɪəns
faineance
ˈfeɪnɪəns
lenience
ˈliːnɪəns
neuroscience
ˈnjʊərəʊˌsaɪəns
obedience
əˈbiːdɪəns
prevenience
prɪˈviːnɪəns
provenience
prəʊˈviːnɪəns
radiance
ˈreɪdɪəns
reliance
rɪˈlaɪəns
resilience
rɪˈzɪlɪəns
science
ˈsaɪəns
supervenience
ˌsuːpəˈviːnɪəns
variance
ˈvɛərɪəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONVENIENCE

convenable
convenance
convene
convener
convenership
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 CONVENIENCE

at your convenience
at your earliest convenience
Bachelor of Science
bioscience
computer science
conference
conscience
disobedience
earth science
flag of convenience
impatience
inconvenience
information science
life science
Master of Science
natural science
patience
political science
social science
target audience
work experience

Synonyms and antonyms of convenience in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONVENIENCE»

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

Translation of «convenience» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONVENIENCE

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

Translator English - Chinese

方便
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

comodidad
570 millions of speakers

English

convenience
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुविधा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الراحة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

удобство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

conveniência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুবিধা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

convenance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kemudahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Annehmlichkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

便宜
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

편의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

penak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வசதிக்காக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुविधा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kolaylık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

comodità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wygoda
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зручність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

comoditate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευκολίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gerief
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bekvämlighet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bekvemmelighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of convenience

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVENIENCE»

The term «convenience» is very widely used and occupies the 6.983 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVENIENCE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «convenience» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «convenience» 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 convenience

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONVENIENCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word convenience.
1
Luis Barragan
My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience.
2
John D. Barrow
There is no reason that the universe should be designed for our convenience.
3
David Blunkett
When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being close to St James Park which is also good for me because it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
4
Edward Bond
Violence is hidden within democratic structures because they are not radically democratic - Western democracy is merely a domestic convenience of consumerism.
5
Anthony Bourdain
Oh yes, there's lots of great food in America. But the fast food is about as destructive and evil as it gets. It celebrates a mentality of sloth, convenience, and a cheerful embrace of food we know is hurting us.
6
Andrew Coyle Bradley
In speaking, for convenience, of devices and expedients, I did not intend to imply that Shakespeare always deliberately aimed at the effects which he produced.
7
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the convenience of the reader.
8
David R. Brower
Is the minor convenience of allowing the present generation the luxury of doubling its energy consumption every 10 years worth the major hazard of exposing the next 20,000 generations to this lethal waste?
9
Paul Castellano
We're not children here. The law is-how should I put it? A convenience. Or a convenience for some people, and an inconvenience for other people.
10
Tommy Cooper
Well, my wife and I were married in a toilet - it was a marriage of convenience!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONVENIENCE»

Discover the use of convenience in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to convenience and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Conscience and Convenience: The Asylum and Its Alternatives ...
"In this updated new edition, Rothman chronicles and examines incarceration of the criminal, the deviant, and the dependent in U.S. society, with a focus on how and why these methods have persisted and expanded for over a century and a half ...
David J. Rothman, 2002
2
Axis of Convenience: Moscow, Beijing, and the New Geopolitics
Their relationship reflects a new geopolitics, one that eschews formal alliances in favor of more flexible and opportunistic arrangements. Ultimately, it is an axis of convenience driven by cold-eyed perceptions of the national interest.
Bobo Lo, 2009
3
Convenience
In WAKE UP, Bogosian is in top form, saying once again that in order to be truly alive you must see everything, especially the stuff most people work hard to avoid seeing.
Gregg Coffin, 2003
4
Kim's Convenience
This edition includes an eight-page black-and-white photo insert of the original Fringe production and the Soulpepper production.
Ins Choi, 2012
5
Convenience gambling : information on economic and social ...
Convenience gambling created jobs and tax revenues in the three areas we visited, but its effect on bankruptcies was uncertain. State employment officials estimated that convenience gambling created about 3,500 jobs in South Carolina , ...
6
Comfort, cleanliness and convenience: the social ...
This title interrogates the meaning and supposed "normality" of practices which over the past few generations have become "de rigeur". It considers daily showers, heating, air conditioning, and clothes washing.
Elizabeth Shove, 2003
7
Convenience: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Websters Online Dictionary (www.websters-online-dictionary.org).
‎2008
8
Coalitions of Convenience: United States Military ...
In Coalitions of Convenience, a comprehensive study of US military interventions in the post-Cold War era, Sarah Kreps shows that contrary to conventional wisdom, even superpowers have strong incentives to intervene multilaterally: ...
Sarah E. Kreps, 2010
9
The Value of Convenience: A Genealogy of Technical Culture
A critical interpretation of technological culture, based on the proposition that the desire for convenience is its driving force.
Thomas F. Tierney, 1993
10
Marriage at His Convenience
Amber's multimillionaire Greek boyfriend, Lucas Karadines, informed her that he was getting married—to someone else.
Jacqueline Baird, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONVENIENCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term convenience is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Police: 'Gummy Bear Bandit' wanted in convenience store raid
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they are searching for a man who police say walked into an Albuquerque convenience store, ... «seattlepi.com, Jul 15»
2
C-store, gas station proposed near I-25 Mulberry exit
A Utah company wants to replace the former Colorado Feed & Grain Cookhouse east of Interstate 25 with a convenience store and gas station. «The Coloradoan, Jul 15»
3
Truck crashes through doors of Winnipeg convenience store, traps boy
Truck crashes through doors of Winnipeg convenience store, traps boy. By: The Canadian Press Posted: 07/7/2015 8:15 PM | Last Modified: 07/7/2015 8:30 PM ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Jul 15»
4
GA convenience store owner pleads guilty in food stamp fraud
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a metro Atlanta convenience store owner has pleaded guilty in a $6.5 million food stamp ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»
5
Convenience store security recording could shed light on Hatfield case
Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield's future may come down to a convenience store surveillance video. Both prosecutors and defense ... «Deseret News, Jul 15»
6
Richmond police seek suspect in shooting, wounding of …
Richmond police released a surveillance photo early Wednesday of a suspect sought in the shooting and wounding of a convenience store ... «Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jul 15»
7
Stabbing victim heads to convenience store for help
According to police, a man came into a convenience store looking for help with a stab wound in his neck that he got at the home about a block ... «WJXT Jacksonville, Jul 15»
8
Masked man robs convenience store in Hamburg
A search is underway for the man who robbed a convenience store in northern Berks County. The holdup happened at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday at ... «WFMZ Allentown, Jul 15»
9
Man Robs Weslaco Convenience Store
WESLACO -. A man walked into the Valley View Convenience Store armed with a knife. The store is on Bridge Avenue and Sugar Cane Road. «KRGV, Jul 15»
10
Billings man who used knife, accomplice to rob a convenience store …
BILLINGS - A man who robbed a McFiny's convenience store and cut the clerk with a large knife was sentenced to four years with the Montana ... «The Missoulian, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Convenience [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/convenience>. Jul 2020 ».
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