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con·ven·tu·al

 (kən-vĕn′cho͞o-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to a convent.
n.
1. A member of a convent.
2. Conventual A member of a branch of the Franciscan order that permits the accumulation and possession of common property.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin conventuālis, from conventus, convent; see convent.]

conventual

(kənˈvɛntjʊəl)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of, belonging to, or characteristic of a convent
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a member of a convent
conˈventually adv

con•ven•tu•al

(kənˈvɛn tʃu əl)

adj.
1. of, belonging to, or characteristic of a convent.
n.
2. a member of a convent or monastery.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin conventuālis= Latin conventu-, s. of conventus convent + -ālis -al1]
con•ven′tu•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.conventual - of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vowsconventual - of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
unworldly - not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
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Committee MPs said in their report: "We are, however, concerned that the Department created a moral hazard by allowing National Express to pay a lesser financial penalty through terminating a contract than they would have done by paying pounds 150m to exit conventually, and by choosing to not hold the termination against Nation Express in future bids.