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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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original convening authority to act include: decommissioning or
Finding leaders who can play this convening role is growing in importance.
Aung Shwe recalled the party's landslide victory in 1990, when it won 392 out the 485 seats in parliament, and criticized the military government for not allowing the convening of parliament then to form a new government on grounds that a state constitution must be drawn up before any power transfer.
All the Congress lawmakers from Telangana have today come to meet Sonia Gandhi and thank her for taking the decision of convening an all-party meeting on December 28 to discuss the matter of Telangana.
4) Despite a relatively short record of trial, it took the convening authority 490 days to take action on the case.
An opposition delegation, led by DMK deputy leader of opposition in the assembly, Duraimurugan, had met the governor a fortnight ago and conveyed to him their demand for convening the assembly immediately for a floor test.
Dalal Salameh, member of Fatah Central Committee, told the official Voice of Palestine radio that the Central Committee is scheduled to convene later in the day to discuss several issues among them convening a PNC session, which is expected to be held in Ramallah possibly in September.
During the course of hearing Deputy Attorney General took the plea that PM secretariat had sent summary for convening session of council of common interest on June 8 and meeting should be organized within 90 days of summary.
The convening authority's power to take post-trial action has long been nearly omnipotent.
It will not be out of place to mention here that we have submitted a letter to you on September 30 seeking your intervention in convening the Assembly ahead of the Cabinet note which is the tradition," he said.
Summary: Omar Miskawi, the deputy head of the Higher Islamic Council, called for convening a meeting Saturday, despite Grand Mufti Sheikh Rashid Qabbani's objection.
Salah Attiya said that, the convening of this important international conference in Egypt under present circumstances indicates the sound objectives of Egyptian tourism in terms of security, safety and readiness to receive tourists.