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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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for drafting the convening authority's action and promulgating
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Post-trial practices must now reflect these changes, and convening authorities must be made aware of the new limitations.
The role of final arbiter over a court-martial was clearly a task allocated to the convening authority by the Founding Fathers of this nation.
I tell you that Decree 18 of 1955 [which regulates the religious affairs of the Sunni sect] prevents me from convening a regular or a special session .
As a direct outgrowth of the convening, the sponsoring organizations have already established working groups to study and implement a range of initiatives designed to provide more effective, client-centered representation throughout the criminal defense community.
At this 16th anniversary of the founding of the National League for Democracy we call for the release of the NLD Vice Chairman U Tin Oo, General Secretary Aung San Suu Kyi and all political prisoners, the reopening of all the NLD offices and the convening of the people's parliament in accordance with the laws and proclamations,'' NLD Chairman Aung Shwe said in a speech.
Isn't there a problem when the convening authority of the museum builds itself into an inescapable institutional voice, coded into the artworks themselves?
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.
It is at the level of the convening authority that an accused has his best opportunity for relief.
There is both trial judge and appellate review of the actions of the convening authority, the SJA and the prosecutors.
Pastoral convenings are characteristically occasions for songs and colloquies that express and thereby seek to redress separation, absence, or loss" (81).