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One who attends a convention.
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(ˌkɒnvɛnʃəˈnɪə) ,




chiefly US a person who is attending a convention
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(kənˌvɛn ʃəˈnɪər)

1. a person, as a political delegate, who participates in a convention.
2. to participate in a convention.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conventioneer - someone who attends a convention
attendee, meeter, attendant, attender - a person who is present and participates in a meeting; "he was a regular attender at department meetings"; "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"
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[kənˌvenʃəˈnɪəʳ] N (esp US) → asistente mf a un congreso, congresista mf
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n (esp US) → Konferenzteilnehmer(in) m(f)
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