convent con·vent n

convent con·vent n
['kɒnv(ə)nt]
convento (di suore)

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  • con|vent — con|vent1 «KON vehnt», noun. 1. a group of nuns or other persons dedicated to a religious life, living together according to fixed rules and under religious vows. A convent is in the charge of a superior. 2. the building or buildings in which… …   Useful english dictionary

  • con·vent — /ˈkɑːnvənt/ noun, pl vents [count] : a group of nuns who live together She joined a convent. also : the house or buildings they live in compare ↑monastery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Convent — Con vent, n. [L. conventus a meeting, LL. also, a convent. See {Convene}, v. i.] 1. A coming together; a meeting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A usual ceremony at their [the witches] convents or meetings. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. An association or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convent — Con*vent , v. i. [L. conventus, p. p. of convenire. See {Convene}, v. i.] 1. To meet together; to concur. [obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. To be convenient; to serve. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When that is known and golden time convents. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convent — Con*vent , v. t. To call before a judge or judicature; to summon; to convene. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convent — con|vent [ˈkɔnvənt US ˈka:nvent] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: covent, from Latin conventus group of people who have come together , from convenire; CONVENIENT] a building or set of buildings where ↑nuns live →↑convent school …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • convent — con|vent [ kanvənt, kan,vent ] noun count a building where a community of NUNS (=women members of a religious organization) live and work …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • convent — con|vent Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Convent — Con|vent 〈[ vɛ̣nt] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: e〉 = Konvent …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Convent — Con|vent [k...] vgl. ↑Konvent …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • convent — con·vent …   English syllables

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