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a. The act of convoking.
b. A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
2. A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
a. An assembly of the clergy and representative laity of a section of a diocese of the Episcopal Church.
b. The district represented at such an assembly.
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1. a large formal assembly, esp one specifically convened
2. the act of convoking or state of being convoked
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Church of England either of the synods of the provinces of Canterbury or York
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Episcopal Church
a. an assembly of the clergy and part of the laity of a diocese
b. a district represented at such an assembly
5. (Education) (sometimes capital) (in some British universities) a legislative assembly composed mainly of graduates
6. (Education) (in India) a degree-awarding ceremony
7. (Education) (in Australia and New Zealand) the graduate membership of a university
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con•vo•ca•tion(ˌkɒn vəˈkeɪ ʃən)
1. the act of convoking.
2. a group of people gathered in answer to a summons; assembly.
3. either of the two provincial synods of the Church of England.
4. an assembly of the clergy of part of a diocese in the Episcopal Church.
5. a formal assembly at a college or university, esp. for a graduation ceremony.
syn: See convention.
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ConvocationExamples: convocation of clergy; of eagles; of political worms, 1603.
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noun (Formal) meeting, congress, convention, synod, diet, assembly, concourse, council, assemblage, conclave He attended a convocation of the American Youth Congress.
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1. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together:
assemblage, assembly, body, company, conclave, conference, congregation, congress, convention, crowd, gathering, group, meeting, muster, troop.
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convocation[ˌkɒnvəˈkeɪʃən] n (= meeting) → assemblée f
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