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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONVENE

The Board of Inquiry is to convene at that hour, and I must be present to address them.

"Court will convene next month," Morgan reminded him by way of cheer.

Don't you think we had better put our wraps away and convene?

There was scarcely a place which did not convene its assembly.

To-night, when the fires are lit, we will convene a court and try him.

The district court was to convene at Las Plumas on the following Monday.

It also called a special session of Congress, to convene on July 4.

If we convene in the Plaza, as weve arranged, therell be bloodshed.

Orders also came to convene a court of inquiry on Gen. Evans.

Her mind, all her minds, began to convene in alarm like the crew of a ship attacked.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French convenir "to suit, agree," from Latin convenire "unite, be suitable, agree, assemble," from com- "together" (see com-) + venire "to come" (see venue). Related: Convened; convener; convening.

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