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CONVOCATION, eccles. law. This word literally signifies called together. The assembly of the representatives of the clergy. As to the powers of convocations, see Shelf. on M. & D. 23., See Court of Convocation.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Governor Balochistan Mohammad Khan Achakzai said I am attending the fifth consecutive convocation, it indicates the level of improvement and stability of this senior most educational institution of the province,
Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai advised the students to focus their studies in order to take advantage of CPEC in future, saying that those students are getting degrees from this Convocation, who are future of province.
As many as 1,877 students of the 2017 academic session were awarded degrees at the convocation.
" I as chancellor have stopped wearing headgear at convocations. We should opt for something based on our traditions, suited to our climate.
Alva refused to wear the " heavy" hat and black gown at the convocation of Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, on Friday and criticised the dress code as " British colonial legacy" that was not suited to Indian climatic conditions and culture.
"These issues are issues for the whole church," said Sister Jamie Phelps, O.P., a member of the convocation's steering committee.
From its grassroots planning five years ago to the inclusion of the convocation's recommendations in the strategic planning of the archdiocese, participants saw the convocation as a new moment in collaboration between the community and the church hierarchy.
KARACHI -- As many as 1,962 students were awarded degrees at Karachi University's (KU) 28th annual convocation which was held on Saturday at the campus's Valika Cricket Ground.
More than 10,000 people attended the convocation, making it the largest academic gathering of the country.
He said that convocations are solemn occasion of academic achievements in the life of recipients of degrees and provide them moments of pride and glory.
who would be recipients at the next convocation, to prepare themselves for the challenges ahead with commitment, application and dedication.