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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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The MPs from the ethnic Turkish party have also pointed out that many members of the operating leadership of the Muslim community in Bulgaria have died, which prevents the gathering of 2/3 of the members, needed to convene a legitimate meeting.
The Social Science History Association will convene its 35th Annual Meeting on November 18, 2010, at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois.
Other leaders have the power to convene by virtue of the credibility and the social capital they have accumulated through the various leadership positions they have held.
will convene its annual roundtable discussions and membership meeting on Thursday, December 5, from 1:30 p.
Before special sessions convene, legislative leaders traditionally instruct their caucuses to keep a lid on extraneous bills because they won't be considered anyway.
Article 7, Section 18 [of the Constitution] imposes no such duty on Congress to convene, such duty [to convene and vote] being limited to instances where Congress intends to revoke or extend any proclamation of martial law or suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus,' Te told a press briefing.
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BEIRUT: Grand Mufti Mohammad Rashid Qabbani sent a letter Friday to Omar Miskawi, the deputy head of the Higher Islamic Council, in which he said that he couldn't convene the council Saturday as requested by Miskawi, arguing that the body's term has expired.
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Opposition parties on Thursday submitted a petition to the Diet to convene the legislature soon, citing the need to discuss the situation in Iraq, reform of state pension plans and a political donation scandal involving former Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto
Blackmon's first priority will be to convene a taskforce of New York City political and labor leaders that will develop a comprehensive model MWBE program for the New York Sports and Convention Center, slated to begin construction next spring.