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convention
used in Fearless

2 meanings, 6 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
to convene
Definition
a large conference or meeting
  • The next day the Browns and I walked the convention center floor with Rick, who introduced us to Ted Nugent, an avid supporter of the military who had just seen the debut of The Adam Brown Story.
    p. 321.2
  • DECKED OUT IN WOLF COLORS, MAROON AND GOLD, the Hot Springs Convention Center was the only building in town that could hold the crowd for Lake Hamilton High School's 1992 graduation ceremony.
    p. 36.1

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2  —3 uses as in:
conventional behavior
Definition
something regarded as normal or typical
  • One of the functions of DEVGRU operators was protecting the conventional coalition forces, a job they accomplished by targeting and taking out the "bullies."
    p. 214.8
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The whole purpose of that op was to protect our brothers, these conventional Army guys who were just getting pounded by this thug, that was the mission.
    p. 2.5
  • While the presence of Afghan National Army and coalition (predominantly conventional U.S. Army or Marine Corps) forces at these "frontier" outposts was intended to stabilize the regions, they also provided security for regional projects such as building roads, schools, and medical clinics; digging wells; and teaching sustainable farming techniques.
    p. 214.5

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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • This resulted in The Adam Brown Story (vvww. nralifeofduty. tv/patriot —profiles/video/a-tribute-to-adam-brown, www.fearlessnavyseal.com), a documentary that was set to debut in April 2011 at the NRA Convention and annual meeting in Pittsburgh, the same venue where I was going to speak about ODA 574.
    p. 319.9

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