[kuh n-ven-shuh-nl] /kənˈvɛn ʃə nl/
conforming or adhering to accepted standards, as of conduct or taste:
pertaining to convention or general agreement; established by general consent or accepted usage; arbitrarily determined:
ordinary rather than different or original:
not using, making, or involving nuclear weapons or energy; nonnuclear:
of or relating to a convention, agreement, or compact.
Law. resting on consent, express or implied.
of or relating to a convention or assembly.
following the accepted customs and proprieties, esp in a way that lacks originality: conventional habits
established by accepted usage or general agreement
of or relating to a convention or assembly
(law) based upon the agreement or consent of parties
(arts) represented in a simplified or generalized way; conventionalized
(of weapons, warfare, etc) not nuclear
(bridge) another word for convention (sense 7)
late 15c., “of the nature of an agreement,” from Late Latin conventionalis “pertaining to convention or agreement,” from Latin conventionem (see convention). Meaning “of the nature of a convention” is from 1812, now rare; “established by social convention” is from 1761; that of “following tradition” is from 1831; that of “non-nuclear” is from 1955. Realted: Conventionality; conventionally.
[kuh n-vur-suh nt, kon-ver-] /kənˈvɜr sənt, ˈkɒn vər-/ adjective 1. familiar by use or study (usually followed by with): conversant with Spanish history. 2. Archaic. having regular or frequent ; intimately associating; acquainted. /kənˈvɜːsənt/ adjective 1. (usually postpositive) and foll by with. experienced (in), familiar (with), or acquainted (with) adj. late 14c., from Old French […]
[kon-ver-sey-shuh-nl] /ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of : a conversational tone of voice. 2. able or ready to ; given to . /ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənəl/ adjective 1. of, using, or in the manner of conversation 2. inclined to or skilled in conversation; conversable adj. 1779, from conversation + -al (1).
[kuh n-vey-uh ns] /kənˈveɪ əns/ noun 1. the act of conveying; transmission; communication. 2. a means of transporting, especially a vehicle, as a bus, airplane, or automobile. 3. Law. /kənˈveɪəns/ noun 1. the act of conveying 2. a means of transport 3. (law) n. mid-15c., “act of conveying,” from convey + -ance. Meaning “document by […]
[kuh n-vik-shuh n] /kənˈvɪk ʃən/ noun 1. a fixed or firm belief: No clever argument, no persuasive fact or theory could make a dent in his conviction in the rightness of his position. 2. the act of someone, as in a court of law; a declaration that a person is guilty of an offense. 3. […]