Definitions

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  • noun One who assembles for an official or public purpose.
  • noun In a British university, a lecturer who takes on the mantle of managing a specific course.

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Examples

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  • You may not be aware that Peter Mullan, the Scottish director of 'The Magdalene Sisters', is a committed Trotskyite and close political associate of Tommy Sheridan, the former 'convenor' of the Trotskyite Scottish Socialist Party.

    Growing into Freedom, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Former provincial safety MEC Leonard Ramatlakane is to be "convenor" in the run up to the launch of the party on December 16.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • My email was sincere, but I wanted to call the convenor’s bluff; and it worked.

    Open Season

  • My email was sincere, but I wanted to call the convenor’s bluff; and it worked.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • If I wanted to change an institution in the direction of thinking of yourselves as a convenor as well as a repository, I'd work on ways to get the encounter between the public and the professionals to happen.

    Clay Shirky on 'mass internet collaboration' at London's ICA

  • Pro-democracy politician Alan Leong was third with 45%, whereas Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying could only garner 37%.

    China's Power Shuffle Clouds HK's Future

  • Adam Killeya, the mayor of Saltash and convenor of the Keep Cornwall Whole campaign, said the border was an "ancient and distinctive" one and most people wanted it kept that way.

    Cornwall activists to protest against creation of 'Devonwall' constituency

  • Vincent Yu/Associated Press Leung Chun-ying, convenor of Hong Kong's Executive Council, waved to people in front of a Hong Kong emblem on Monday after formally stepping down from his position to prepare for his candidacy in the chief executive election in Hong Kong.

    Asia in Pictures

  • If I wanted to change an institution in the direction of thinking of yourselves as a convenor as well as a repository, I'd work on ways to get the encounter between the public and the professionals to happen.

    Archive 2009-02-01

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