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Definition of convoke verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

convoke

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kənˈvəʊk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvoʊk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they convoke
BrE BrE//kənˈvəʊk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvoʊk//
 
he / she / it convokes
BrE BrE//kənˈvəʊks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvoʊks//
 
past simple convoked
BrE BrE//kənˈvəʊkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvoʊkt//
 
past participle convoked
BrE BrE//kənˈvəʊkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvoʊkt//
 
-ing form convoking
BrE BrE//kənˈvəʊkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvoʊkɪŋ//
 
 
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convoke somebody/something (formal) to gather together a group of people for a formal meeting synonym convene Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Latin convocare, from con- ‘together’ + vocare ‘call’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: convoke