Come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble: [with object]: he had convened a secret meeting of military personnel [no object]: the committee had convened for its final plenary session
More example sentences
- The leaders of three religions A, B and C decided to convene a meeting to bring about peace.
- The mediator will usually meet with the opposing parties separately at first before convening a meeting where they are bought together.
- Thus, a meeting convened by the finance secretary here today proved inconclusive.
Late Middle English: from Latin convenire 'assemble, agree, fit', from con- 'together' + venire 'come'.
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