convenience

  • 1 convenience — con‧ve‧ni‧ence [kənˈviːniəns] adjective convenience foods/​meals/​goods food products that are made and packed in a way that makes them very quick and easy to use: • the growth in sales of frozen convenience meals see also flag of convenience * * …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Convenience — is anything that is intended to save resources (time, energy) or frustration. A convenience store at a petrol station, for example, sells items that have nothing to do with gasoline/petrol, but it saves the consumer from having to go to a grocery …

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  • 3 Convenience — (engl.: Bequemlichkeit, Komfort) bezeichnet: Convenience Food, arbeitserleichternde Essenszutaten oder Fertiggerichte Convenience goods, Verbrauchsgüter, Waren des täglichen Bedarfs; siehe Konsumgut Convenience store, Laden für Waren des… …

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  • 4 convenience — ► NOUN 1) freedom from effort or difficulty. 2) a useful or helpful device or situation. 3) Brit. a public toilet. ● at one s convenience Cf. ↑at one s convenience ● at one s earliest convenience Cf. ↑ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Convenience — Con*ven ience (?; 106), Conveniency Con*ven ien*cy, n. [L. convenientia agreement, fitness. See {Convenient}.] 1. The state or quality of being convenient; fitness or suitableness, as of place, time, etc.; propriety. [1913 Webster] Let s further… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 convenience — [n1] availability, usefulness; useful thing accessibility, accessory, accommodation, advancement, advantage, agreeableness, aid, amenity, appliance, appropriateness, assistance, avail, benefit, comfort, comforts, contribution, cooperation,… …

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  • 7 convenience — [kən vēn′yən sē] n. pl. conveniencies [kən vēn′yəns] n. [ME < L convenientia < convenire,CONVENE] 1. the quality of being convenient; fitness or serviceability 2. personal well being; comfort 3. a condition personally favorable or suitable; …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 convenience — index accommodate, advantage, appliance, benefit (betterment), easement, expedience, expedient, oppo …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 convenience — (n.) late 14c., agreement, conformity, from L. convenientia meeting together, agreement, harmony, from conveniens, prp. of convenire (see CONVENE (Cf. convene)). Meaning suitable, adapted to existing conditions is from c.1600; that of personally… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 convenience — noun 1 being useful/easy/suitable ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ added, additional, extra ▪ All our chalets include a microwave for extra convenience. ▪ administrative …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 convenience — con|ve|ni|ence [kənˈvi:niəns] n 1.) [U] the quality of being suitable or useful for a particular purpose, especially by making something easier or saving you time ▪ Ready meals sell well because of their convenience. the convenience of doing sth… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 convenience — noun 1 (U) the quality of being suitable for a particular purpose, especially because it is easy to use or saves you time: Many women prefer the convenience of working at home while their children are small. | for convenience: We bought this… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 convenience — n. comfort 1) a convenience to + inf. (it s a great convenience to live in town = it s a great convenience living in town) 2) at one s convenience (answer at your convenience) device that adds to comfort 3) modern conveniences 4) (BE) a public… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 convenience — con|ven|ience [ kən viniəns ] noun * 1. ) uncount a condition that makes it easier to do something and helps you to avoid wasting time or effort: Many people enjoy the pleasures and convenience of living downtown. Convenience and speed of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 convenience */ — UK [kənˈviːnɪəns] / US [kənˈvɪnɪəns] noun Word forms convenience : singular convenience plural conveniences 1) [uncountable] a condition that makes it easier to do something and helps you to avoid wasting time or effort Many people enjoy the… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 convenience — [[t]kənvi͟ːniəns[/t]] conveniences 1) N UNCOUNT: with poss If something is done for your convenience, it is done in a way that is useful or suitable for you. He was happy to make a detour for her convenience. ...the need to put the rights of… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 convenience — n. 1 the quality of being convenient; suitability. 2 freedom from difficulty or trouble; material advantage (for convenience). 3 an advantage (a great convenience). 4 a useful thing, esp. an installation or piece of equipment. 5 Brit. a lavatory …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 convenience — /keuhn veen yeuhns/, n. 1. the quality of being convenient; suitability. 2. anything that saves or simplifies work, adds to one s ease or comfort, etc., as an appliance, utensil, or the like. 3. a convenient situation or time: at your convenience …

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  • 19 convenience — I. noun Date: 14th century 1. fitness or suitability for performing an action or fulfilling a requirement 2. a. something (as an appliance, device, or service) conducive to comfort or ease b. chiefly British toilet 3 3. a suitable or convenient… …

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  • 20 convenience — noun 1》 freedom from effort or difficulty.     ↘a useful or helpful device or situation. 2》 Brit. a public toilet. Phrases at one s convenience when or where it suits one. at one s earliest convenience as soon as one can without difficulty.… …

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