Complete Definition of "convent"

English
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Etymology
Latin conventus, from convenire, "to come together", "to assemble", from con-#Latin|con- + venire, "to come"

Noun
en-noun

  1. A religious community whose members, (especially nuns) live under strict observation of religious rules and self-imposed vows
  2. the buildings and pertaining surroundings in which such a community lives
  3. a gathering of people lasting several days which come from different regions of a country or even the world for the purpose of discussing or working on topics previously selected

Translations

Catalan: convent m
Finnish: konventti, nunnaluostari, kokous
German: Konvent m (1,2,3)
Swedish: konvent

Related terms
convenance
convene
convenient
conventicle
convention

See also
monastery

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