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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 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Joint Opposition and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) had called for Parliament to be convened immediately to discuss the recommendations of the report of the Bond Commission, after President Maithripala Sirisena made a statement on the recommendations made by the Presidential Commission that investigated the bond scam.
Normally, the CSB convenes at least three meetings in a year but this year it convened only one which re-considered the cases of officers who were promoted in 2015.
And whereas since its first oath-taking session that commenced on 6 August 1973, the Senate has convened as many as 247 session todate;
The JD( U) had earlier in the day made it clear that the legislature party meeting had been convened on Saturday to find Manjhi's replacement.
In his letter he said that a special session of the Assembly should be convened before the draft bill comes to Assembly for its views on the issue of the bifurcation of the State, and to table a resolution against the division in the larger interest of people in order to safeguard the prospects of the future generations.
The party's regulations say a plenary meeting is to be convened at least once a year to "discuss and decide key issues of the time" that the party is facing.
Therefore, the constitutionally mandated Loya Jirga should be convened.
at/on board), at a (General/Special Court-Martial), convened by
The head of the PNC, which has not convened under an ordinary session for years, stressed that the PNC will have "one clause on its agenda, which is complementing the PLO Executive Committee.
to come or bring together as an assembly <The legislature convened on Tuesday.
Duke created a mild media storm by speaking at a conference in Tehran on the Holocaust, convened by the president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is infamous for his tirades against the United States and his threats to "wipe Israel off the map," not to mention being one of the leading state sponsors of international terrorism.
According to an MPAC press release, Salam Al-Marayati, the council's longtime head, convened the vigil with the Rev.