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convene

verb accumulate, aggroup, amass, assemble, bring together, call, call together, call up, collect, congregate, consolidate, converge, convocare, convoke, draw together, gather, gather together, group, hold a meeting, hold a session, meet, mobilize, muster, rally, reunite, round up, summon, unite
Associated concepts: convene a session of a court, convene a term of the court
See also: call, collect, congregate, converge, gather, join, meet, rendezvous, summon

convene

to order to appear before a court of law, judge, tribunal, etc.

CONVENE, civil law. This is a technical term, signifying to bring an action.

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