English to Xhosa Meaning :: convention

Convention :
umhlangano
- umhlanganoconventioneerconventioneersiindibano
 

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Noun(1) a large formal assembly(2) something regarded as a normative example(3) (diplomacy(4) orthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional(5) the act of convening

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(1) In fact the firm management of the Republican convention had journalists breathless for lack of stories not fed to them by the machine.(2) Is it purely social convention , or is it biological?(3) The message is usually loud and clear, but it is also carefully disguised under a layer of polite convention .(4) The convention received a good deal of coverage at the time, but no lasting impact has been felt.(5) This convention dealt with issues of sustainable fishery catches and conservation of both aquatic species and habitats.(6) He moved to reassure the convention that the government was working to solve crises in Africa that ultimately impacted on confidence in the local economy.(7) When there is separation from the familiar, when there is escape from the habitual, rules of social convention are not enforceable with the same efficacy as at home.(8) Under party rules, delegates are bound to vote at the convention for the candidate under whose banner they were elected in the primaries - but only on the first ballot.(9) he was an upholder of convention and correct form(10) Again and again he defied social convention , often by showing concern for the very people who were normally despised or marginalized by respectable society.(11) A participant in the drawing up of the constitution as a member of the constitutional convention , he now let loose a barrage of abuse against its opponents.(12) There are many places where photography is prohibited by law, many other places where it is prohibited by social convention and human decency.(13) Friends of the Earth is calling for a global convention on corporate accountability.(14) the convention is a UN body responsible for the regulation of sea dumping(15) a Star Trek convention(16) A national party convention of all these delegates then takes place in the summer to decide (in reality rubber stamp) the presidential candidate.
Related Words
(1) by convention ::
ngokwesithethe
(2) naming convention ::
isetyenziswa ngokubanzi kumagama eefolda
(3) convention center ::
Convention centre
Synonyms
Noun
1. custom ::
siko
2. agreement ::
isivumelwano
3. conference ::
inkomfa
5. pattern ::
iphethini
Different Forms
convention, conventioneer, conventioneers, conventions
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Social convention is stupid.

Social CONVENTION is stupid.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16


No. Something
about a convention.

No. Something about a CONVENTION.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 14


I know you\'re not ready and I don\'t want you to
say it just because social convention dictates...

I know you're not ready and I don't want you to say it just because social CONVENTION dictates...

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 8


I believe that social convention dictate
you not arrive empty-handed.

I believe that social CONVENTION dictate you not arrive empty-handed.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 6


I\'m starting my own convention.

I'm starting my own CONVENTION.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 14


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