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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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Further, the convener said that the committee should be informed that how many officials were deployed on a seat for more than three years.
"The competency should be determined against the standing orders and the only people who can adequately rule on that point are impartial council officers not party political councillors and conveners. I was very disappointed in the decision."
Another petition challenged intra-party elections held under the leadership of Sattar -- an election that he won by a heavy margin, becoming the party convener.
In reaction, the Rabita Committee claimed that it had suspended Sattar as party convener.
Both Khalsa and Gandhi belong to the anti- Kejriwal faction and openly revolted against the party's decision to appoint Sanjay Singh and Chotepur as the state incharge and convener of AAP.
I would also advise the PRC convener to step down giving an opportunity to others but with better leadership abilities to serve PRC.
The Convener of the Sub- Committee also briefed the committee on finalizing the inquiry of the affairs of USF.
"Synod conveners were asked for their direct participation in re-jigging the formula," said Rev.
Wyn, 66, of Acomb Avenue, said: "Ray enjoyed his position as convener very much.
A leader acts as convener by creating a forum or place where key interests or stakeholders can participate in a collaborative problem-solving process.
General geophysics and deep seismic (convener Markku Peltoniemi).
The development took place during a meeting of parliament's PAC sub-committee held on Tuesday with its convener Noor Alam Khan in the chair.