Convenance



[kon-vuh-nahns; French kawnvuh-nahns] /ˈkɒn vəˌnɑns; French kɔ̃vəˈnɑ̃s/

noun, plural convenances
[kon-vuh-nahn-siz; French kawnvuh-nahns] /ˈkɒn vəˌnɑn sɪz; French kɔ̃vəˈnɑ̃s/ (Show IPA)
1.
suitability; expediency; propriety.
2.
convenances, the social proprieties or conventionalities.
/kɔ̃vnɑ̃s/
noun
1.
suitable behaviour; propriety
n.

late 15c., from French convenance “convention, agreement, convenience,” from convenant, present participle of convenir “to come together” (see convene).

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