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Sample Sentences Using
convention -- as in: The Geneva Convention
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as in: The Geneva Convention Define
a written international agreement
  • The European Convention on Human Rights binds about 50 European countries.
  • The country has signed the United Nations Convention against Torture.
  • Dragon breeding was outlawed by the Warlocks’ Convention of 1709, everyone knows that.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Each rule of the Great convention begins: "The forms must be obeyed . . . "
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune

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  • And the Conventions, naturally, support him in this.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • The Great Convention be damned!
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
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as in: to convene Define
a large conference or meeting
as in: conventional behavior Define
something regarded as normal or typical
as in: The Geneva Convention Define
a written international agreement
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