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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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But last night SNP MSP Mike Russell said: "If anyone were to try and remove a committee convener for political reasons, it would be a very serious matter for the whole Parliament, not just the SNP.
The convener of the sub-committee of the Standing Committee on Cabinet
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Former social work convener John Murphy is expected to be unveiled as the nationalists' latest recruit at the council's Motherwell HQ.
Colleague Councillor Peter Sullivan called for the resignations of depute leader Jim McCabe, finance convener John Pentland and education convener Councillor Charles Gray.