conveniences conveniences  /kən ˈvin jən sɪz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) things that make you comfortable and at ease

Usage(s):

  1. Generally, these conveniences fall into two categories: new technology and improved design.
  2. When they're on-site, modern conveniences like dishwashers and washing machines often require costly power-generation systems.
  3. No conveniences, but ideal for recluse, romantic or for summer home.

News

  1. Sponsored: Small town, big amenities in Savanna Ranch

    Small-town living meets big city conveniences in Leander’s Savanna Ranch.Ryland Homes wants to introduce homebuyers to a new way of life in this community that has something for everyone.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. Amish population shrinks in Pennsylvania

    By Chris Togneri, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review The Amish population is shrinking in Pennsylvania. Yet the community known for favoring a simple lifestyle over most modern conveniences is hardly in trouble, according ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

Quotes

  1. "This is a law whose time has finally come. The ban on Sunday sales was an antiquated law that long ago outlived its usefulness or relevance. Everything we know about modern consumer demand says the people of Colorado want the conveniences, options...
    on Apr 14, 2008 By: Bill Ritter Source: TheDenverChannel.com

  2. "People looking for work know they are going to forfeit some of the conveniences of the cities, but you can't make the money there that you can here," said Andrea Ling, a recruitment consultant for Chandler Macleod, an employment agency in Port...
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Andrea Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "By opening the skies with our closest friend and one of our strongest trading partners, we will give businesses new freedom to compete and travellers new conveniences to get where they need to go," said Secretary Peters. "Our new aviation...
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Mary Peters Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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