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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The member of a group whose duty it is to assemble meetings.

Usage examples (38)
  • The title our convener, Jean-Paul Riquelme chose for this session says it all.
  • She is the unofficial "convener" of about 40 churchgoers who have agreed to staff the trailer as a day-laboring work center.
  • Judy Smallwood is the official "convener" of the club and uses her note-taking and organizational skills to contribute to the group.
  • The union's Gauteng educational convener Sello Tsolo on for more
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