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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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Stewardship and Finance convener David Gibson gave the financial account and reiterated he was there to give support to all treasurers.
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I would also advise the PRC convener to step down giving an opportunity to others but with better leadership abilities to serve PRC.
Before she cast the deciding vote, convener Heather Crisp said that as she listened to the discussion on the issue, she "was thinking about the fellowship I experience at General Assembly.
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A Provincial Standing Committee on Public Health was established by 1926, and systematic reports from the Provincial Convener commenced in 1933.
A leader acts as convener by creating a forum or place where key interests or stakeholders can participate in a collaborative problem-solving process.
Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Moyer was the lead convener.
He is Chairman of the Public Commission on Human Rights and Convener of the Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society, an umbrella body comprising 15 NGOs.
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