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the rules and conventions of the House of Commons
She rebelled against convention and refused to marry.
The government's action may violate the European Convention on Human Rights.
Most European countries have signed up to the Geneva Convention.
This is the British English definition of convention. View American English definition of convention.
very unpleasant or dirty
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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