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convened, past tense; convenes, 3rd person singular present; convened, past participle; convening, present participle;
  1. Call people together for (a meeting)
    • - he had convened a secret meeting of military personnel
  2. Assemble or cause to assemble for a common purpose
    • - he convened a group of well-known scientists and philosophers
    • - the committee had convened for its final plenary session

  1. meet formally; "The council convened last week"
  2. convoke: call together; "The students were convened in the auditorium"
  3. (convening) convention: the act of convening
  4. Convene is an early distance learning company and currently the largest company in that market. The software company was founded in the late 1980s by Larry Allen when he created collaborative seminary training programs. ...
  5. (Convenia) Cefovecin (INN) is an antibiotic of the cephalosporin class, licensed for the treatment of skin infections in cats and dogs. It is marketed by Pfizer under the trade name Convenia.
  6. : To come together; to meet; to unite; : To come together, as in one body or for a public purpose; to meet; to assemble; : To cause to assemble; to call together; to convoke; : To summon judicially to meet or appear
  7. (Convening) The bringing together of multiple parties with different interests in order to discuss and develop solutions to a conflict. A neutral must communicate the purpose, ground rules, and other details of such a meeting with each party.
  8. (Convening) The use of a neutral to help parties determine whether and how to pursue negotiations; the convener may help the parties identify and clarify issues, identify necessary participants, determine whether some type of neutral assistance would be useful, and if so, select a mutually ...
  9. (Convening) To gather diverse stakeholders to exchange information or work collaboratively to improve health.
  10. Convening is different from facilitation. By definition, facilitation is "the process of making things easy or easier." Convening is the capacity to bring people together and set the conditions for authentic engagement.
  11. Convening means taking practical steps to set up an ADR process when the people in dispute agree to go to ADR.  Convening can also mean helping people to pick an ADR process and ADR practitioner that is best for them and their dispute.
  12. to assemble the Legislature or either house thereof. The regular session of the Legislature convenes on the first Monday in February of each year. In odd-numbered years the Legislature convenes on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January for that one day only.
  13. To officially begin the meeting of a legislative body.
  14. v.  summon to come together; arrange (a meeting, etc)
  15. To formally initiate a meeting of either the Senate or the House of Representatives.
  16. Direction to the group to assemble (come to order to start a meeting).
  17. To meet in formal legislative session.
  18. cometogether in a body; meet; assemble