: To come together; to meet; to unite.
: To come together, as in one body or for a public purpose; to meet; to assemble.
: To cause to assemble; to call together; to convoke.
: To summon judicially to meet or appear.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A convention is called by some officer or officers, as by its president, its executive committee, or some eminent leaders; the delegates are assembled or convened in a certain place, at a certain hour. Convoke implies an organized body and a superior authority; assemble and convene express more independent action; Parliament is convoked; Congress assembles. Troops are mustered; witnesses and jurymen are summoned.
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How to use convene in a sentence?
I would not envision a long extension of funding at current levels, but rather enough time for Congress to finally convene the talks, reach an agreement and implement it, thereby avoiding a government shutdown but also insuring that our national security and economic priorities are properly funded.
Only America can convene Sunni forces from what I believe needs to be a combined Sunni force of Egyptians, Saudis, Jordanians, Sunnis in Iraq, Sunnis in Syria to confront a radical Sunni movement and defeat them militarily. They will need our help in convening it, but it doesn't involve a full-scale U.S. invasion of Iraq.
I hope I leave office ... as a respected figure who can convene people and bring people together. and I just think the president and I talked about what we do together. What we each want to do out of office.
I won't announce a date, but we all agreed that immediately after completion of the first round of the Syria discussions, the International Syria Support Group will convene, and that will be very shortly, because we want to keep the process moving.
President Trump helped convene a meeting in Saudi Arabia to stop the financing of terrorism. Well, what Palestinian Authority is doing is financing terrorism. Palestinian Authority must end and the United States must use every opportunity to bring Palestinian Authority to end.
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- събирам се, свиквам, срещам се, призовавамBulgarian
- versammeln, arrangieren, bilden, einberufen, zusammenkommen, zusammenrufen, herbeirufenGerman
- samenkomen, samenroepen, dagvaardenDutch
- сходиться, вызывать, собирать, собираться, созыватьRussian
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