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Many people enjoy the pleasures and convenience of living downtown.
Convenience and speed of preparation are important to people with busy lifestyles.
Her hair was cut short for convenience rather than fashion.
A pre-paid envelope is enclosed for your convenience.
The kitchen was equipped with a range of modern conveniences.
The center offers every convenience for the busy executive.
A second car was a convenience that we came to depend on.
This is the American English definition of convenience. View British English definition of convenience.
a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve
a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple stylesadd a word
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