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use "convention" in a sentence

In addition, France adheres to the European convention on Human Rights and accepts the jurisdiction of the European court of Human Rights.

In 1915, a 'Smile with Nile' convention was held in Seattle during the week that had been used for Golden Potlatch (July 12-17).

Services convene an inter-agency committee to develop a national strategy for health promotion and disease prevention.

In view of the meaning of the Hebrew root ("gather, assemble, convene") one might opt for the translation "Speaker".

National Events National Leadership Development Conference (NLDC)- A leadership development weekend which invites the executive board of each chapter, alumni and the National Board to convene on new policies and strategies for the upcoming academic year.

Unable to raise revenue through Parliament-reluctant to convene it-he resorted to other means.

Israel (1995), pp. 515-516 The infanta Isabella was now forced to convene the southern States-general for the first time since her inauguration in 1598. They met in September (as it turned out for the last time under Spanish rule).

Some members of the branch KPÖ Ottakring ( Ottakring is a traditional worker's district in Vienna) tried to convene an all-members party congress of their own, justifying their actions on the statute of the party.

It states that if the Parliament cannot convene, the President has the right to issue edicts bearing the force of law.

Orpheus chalks it up due to a lack of practice and admonishes them to work harder and decides to convene a training session at his house, one that the Alchemist assumes is a "slumber party".

Johannesen had to convene a shura and promise that the mosque would be rebuilt at the coalitions expense.

The result was that after being elected in (an even-numbered) November, a new Congress did not begin its term until the following (odd-numbered) March, and was not required to convene until the following December, 13 months after it was first elected.

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