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Definition of convocation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a large formal meeting, especially of church officials or members of a university
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of calling together a convocation
  3. 3[countable] a ceremony held in a university or college when students receive their degrees see also graduation, commencement
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: convocation