convening convening  /kən ˈvi nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of convening

Usage(s):

  1. Or the predecessor to the convening 12 authority.
  2. Following up on the themes set by the issue, PTI is convening an extraordinary three-day Global Health Summit in New York City this week.

News

  1. The Winner of E3 2013 Is...

    It only happens every few years -- when the planets align and the secret cabal of developers, publishers, manufacturers, and retailers convening in ancient, forgotten depths to speak to life a new generation of console gaming. We all knew this day was coming, as Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony riled up the throbbing mob of gamers [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Grand jury to investigate collapse; City Council will, too

    Seth Williams said he is convening a grand jury to investigate last week's fatal Center City building collapse.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. DA Gascon convening summit in NYC on smartphone thefts

    San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon is heading to New York this week for a summit with other law enforcement leaders and smartphone manufacturers to discuss an increase in cellphone thefts. Gascon and New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are convening the meeting on Thursday with representatives from Apple, Google/Motorola, Samsung and Microsoft about how to curb the trend ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KTVU

Quotes

  1. "After the political climate is cleared, we will call for the convening of a regional conference in which these countries that are keen on the stability and security of Iraq will participate," al-Maliki said.
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: Forbes

  2. "Any decision to convene parliament will be a clear repudiation of the Memorandum of Understanding, and an indication beyond reasonable doubt of ZANU-PF's unwillingness to continue to be part of the talks. In short convening parliament decapitates...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Tendai Biti Source: Reuters

  3. "We both agree that there is no time to lose, and therefore, I fully subscribe to your idea of convening such a forum in early December at the latest," Mr. Ban said in a letter to Mr. Sarkozy, according to Agence France-Presse.
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: New York Times

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