Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of convene.
  • adjective That convenes

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of convening

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The goal of this convening is to create a set of mutually agreed upon principles for framing the "other" in reporting.

    Dalia Mogahed: Beginning Again: How America and Muslim Majority Societies Can Re-Engage

  • The goal of this convening is to create a set of mutually agreed upon principles for framing the "other" in reporting.

    Dalia Mogahed: Beginning Again: How America and Muslim Majority Societies Can Re-Engage

  • This means that the Administration must vigorously support the Iraqi government in convening a comprehensive peace conference including all factions in Iraq, pursuing regional and international diplomacy and supporting the development of an economic renewal by Iraqis and for Iraqis.

    Iraq

  • Collaboration I would agree the word convening has its charms

    The pieces of the digital engagement puzzle at Helpful Technology

  • Now what happens is those recommendation also go on to Mrs. Susan Crawford, otherwise known as the convening authority, a judge.

    CNN Transcript Feb 11, 2008

  • There will be a 90-page document released, Heidi, of these charges and the expected request for the death penalty, all of that will go to the so-called convening authority, essentially a judge in charge ever the entire matter who will have to accept the charges and the request for death penalty, or send it back to prosecutors for more work.

    CNN Transcript Feb 11, 2008

  • What is expected here at 11: 00 is an announcement that charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, attacks on civilians, and a request for the death penalty against six men are being referred to the so-called convening authority, the judge in charge of the legal efforts at Guantanamo Bay.

    CNN Transcript Feb 11, 2008

  • Because the idea of convening a crisis summit contradicts the reassuring messages offered by the federal government, our proposal was immediately rejected by the Department of Health and Human Services.

    MAIL CALL

  • (A few weeks earlier, Taliban leader Mullah Omar had floated the idea of convening a tribunal of Islamic religious scholars to review the evidence against the Al Qaeda leader.)

    Terror Watch: More Distortions From Michael Moore

  • Another thing is the idea of convening a special interest group at school once a month to have hands on sessions where we talk about how to make what Ben calls “The Ripe Environment”.

    Archive 2007-07-01

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.