conference of members of a profession, political party, etc.
general, usually unspoken, agreement about how people should act or behave in certain circumstances
agreement between states, rulers, etc. that is less formal than a treaty
"the convention of not naming the main character"
"violence is the rule not the exception"
"his formula for impressing visitors"
There was a convention of dentists in the city.
出自： T. Dreiser