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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kənˈviːnɪəns/
- (General American) IPA(key): /kənˈvinjəns/
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- Hyphenation: con‧ve‧nience
- The quality of being convenient.
- Synonym: amenity
- Fast food is popular because of its cost and convenience.
- c. 1599–1602, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act IV, scene vii]:
- Let's further think of this; / Weigh what convenience both of time and means / May fit us to our shape.
- Any object that makes life more convenient; a helpful item.
- 1977, David Byrne (lyrics and music), “Don't Worry About the Government”, in Talking Heads: 77, performed by Talking Heads:
- It's over there, it's over there / My building has every convenience / It's gonna make life easy for me
- A convenient time.
- We will come over and begin the work at your convenience.
- (chiefly Britain) Ellipsis of : a public lavatory.
- Synonyms: see Thesaurus:bathroom
quality of being suitable, useful or convenient
anything that makes for an easier life
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- To make convenient
- These are equally viable times and I propose we alternate between the two times in order to convenience as many people as possible.