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convention
used in Nineteen Minutes

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
to convene
Definition
a large conference or meeting
  • By the time the meeting convened at 7:00 p. m., cars were parked as far as a half mile away; people spilled through the open doors of the church onto the street.
    Part 1 (49% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
conventional behavior
Definition
something regarded as normal or typical
  • He didn't give a damn about Alstrop's driving habits-that setup and question was a way to weed out the people who couldn't see past convention.
    Part 2 (2% in)
convention = normal behavior
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