Definitions and translations for "convention"

Definition of convention

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1. A meeting or gathering.
The convention was held in Geneva.
2. A formal deliberative assembly of mandated delegates.
The EU installed an inter-institutional Convention to draft a European constitution
3. The convening of a formal meeting.
4. A formal agreement, contract or pact.
5. A treaty or supplement to such.
The Vienna convention at the Vienna Congress (1814-15) standardized most of diplomatic conduct for generations
6. A generally accepted principle, method or behaviour.
Table seatings are generally determined by tacit convention, not binding formal protocol
The convention of driving on the right is reinforced by law.
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English - English - convention

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n. conference; treaty; agreement; routine, custom
n. convention, compact

English - Spanish - convention

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s. convención, asamblea, congreso, convocación; modo de hacer las cosas, pacto, tratado

English - French - convention

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n. convention; accord, contrat, usage; convenances; assemblée, congrès

English - German - convention

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n. Tagung; Konvention (Vertrag); Konvention (Herkömmliches); Routine; Gepflogenheit

English - Indonesian - convention

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n. rapat, konvensi, konperensi, kongres, adat, kebiasaan, persetujuan, perjanjian, kaidah, ketentuan

English - Italian - convention

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s. convegno, riunione, assemblea; patto, accordo; convenzione, consuetudine; regola

English - Polish - convention

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n. konwencja, zwołanie, zjazd, konwenans

English - Portuguese - convention

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s. convenção; emenda; acordo; tratado; rotina, uso, costume

English - Romanian - convention

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n. convenţie, congres, adunare, contract, înţelegere, acord, obicei, tocmeală, uzaj

English - Russian - convention

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с. собрание, съезд, конвент, договор, соглашение, конвенция; обычай, обыкновение, условность

English - Turkish - convention

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i. toplantı, kongre, toplama, toplanma, düzen, adet

English - Ukrainian - convention

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n. з'їзд, договір, конвенція, звичай, наїзд

French - English - convention

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(f) n. convention, compact

English - Dutch - convention

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zn. konferentie, kongres; verdrag; conventie; routine, sleur; gewoonte

English - Greek - convention

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ουσ. συνέλευση, συνέδριο, σύμβαση, συνήθεια

French - Spanish - convention

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1. (contrat) contrato (m); convenio (m); pacto (m)
2. (habitude) convención (f)
3. (conférence) acuerdo (m); convenio (m) 4. (compagnie) convención (f)

French - German - convention

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n. vereinbarung, übereinkunft, regelung, konvention, dienstvertrag, konvent, abkommen

French - Italian - convention

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1. (contrat) convenzione (f); accordo vincolante
2. (habitude) convenzione (f)
3. (conférence) accordo (m) 4. (compagnie) convegno (m); assemblea (f); riunione (f)

French - Portuguese - convention

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1. (contrat) convênio (m); pacto (m); compromisso (m)
2. (habitude) convenção (f)
3. (conférence) acordo (m) 4. (compagnie) convenção (f); reunião (f)

French - Russian - convention

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n. конвенция (f), соглашение (f), договор (f), условие (f), условность (f), условный: условная мораль (f), конвент (f)

French - Turkish - convention

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[la] uzlaşma, uyuşma, anlaşma; sözleşme; konvansiyon

French - Dutch - convention

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1. (contrat) bindend contract (n)
2. (habitude) gewoonte (f); gebruik (n); conventie (f)
3. (conférence) overeenkomst (f) 4. (compagnie) conventie (f)

English - Arabic - convention

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‏مجمع، مؤتمر، معاهدة، عقد، ميثاق، دعوة إلى انعقاد، إتفاقية، إجتماع، عرف، تقليد‏

English - Chinese - convention

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(名) 大会; 习俗; 协定

English - Chinese - convention

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(名) 大會; 習俗; 協定

English - Hindi - convention

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n. सभा, सम्मेलन, अभिसमय, परिपाटी, परंपरा, प्रथा

English - Japanese - convention

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(名) 会議; 党大会; 協定; 慣習

English - Korean - convention

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명. 집회; 협약; 협정; 관례, 관습, 인습

English - Vietnamese - convention

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n. hiệp ước, sự thỏa thuận, lể nghi, theo tập quán, hội nghị toàn quốc, đồng ý, tục lệ
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Synonyms for convention
1. agreement: contract, compact, treaty, covenant, code, precept, pact
2. assembly: muster, conference, caucus, congress, meeting, convocation
3. custom: etiquette, practice, orthodoxy, habit, precedent, fashion
4. delegates: representatives, member