Definition of convene verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    convene

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//kənˈvin//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they convene
     
    he / she / it convenes
     
    past simple convened
     
    -ing form convening
     
     
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  1. 1 [transitive] convene something to arrange for people to come together for a formal meeting to convene a meeting A Congressional committee was convened immediately after the tragedy.
  2. 2[intransitive] to come together for a formal meeting The committee will officially convene at 11:30 next Thursday.
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