convention · noun /kənˈven.tʃən/Full view
convention (MEETING)
C1 C a large formal meeting of people who do a particular job or have a similar interest, or a large meeting for a political party
Dictionary examples:

the national Democratic convention

Where are they holding their party convention?

Learner example:

Conference facilities: Being completely renovated, the historic building of Edessa's Cultural Association is the ideal place for a modern scientific convention. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Greek)

convention (CUSTOM)
C1 C or U a usual and accepted way of behaving or doing something
Dictionary example:

In many countries it is the convention to wear black at funerals.

Learner example:

Nowadays, people tend to avoid traditions and conventions. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Czech)

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