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noun convenience pronunciation in American English /kənˈviniəns/
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pluralconveniences
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a condition that makes it easier to do something and helps you to avoid wasting time or effort
    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.
    for someone’s convenience: A pre-paid envelope is enclosed for your convenience.
  2. 2
    [countable] something that you do to make things easier for yourself or that is intended to make things easier for you
    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.

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