convention

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun an idea or mode of behaviour which, because of long usage, has become normal and accepted

Aviation

  • noun a meeting involving large numbers of people and long discussions in order to arrive at an agreed course of action often outlined in a public statement

Computing

Economics

  • A statement of principle as to acceptable behavior. For example, members of the international Labor Organization have agreed to a long list of conventions regarding the acceptable treatment of workers.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a large meeting of an organisation or political group

Law

  • noun a meeting or series of meetings held to discuss and decide important matters

Politics

  • noun the general way in which something is usually done, though not enforced by law

Travel

  • noun a formal agreement between several countries
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