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convocation

con·vo·ca·tion

convocation

pronunciation:
kan v keI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of convoking or the state of being convoked.
synonyms:
assembling, convening, gathering
similar words:
collecting, mobilization, muster, summoning
definition 2: a meeting of people summoned together, often in a religious assembly.
synonyms:
assembly, congregation, gathering, meeting
similar words:
convention, council, flock, group, levy, muster
derivations: convocational (adj.), convocationally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word convocation contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."