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  • 21 Convent — 1. Convent und Abt sind eins, aber nicht die Beutel. Holl.: Een abt en zijn convent zijn een, maar de beurzen zijn verschillend. (Harrebomée, I, 109.) 2. Der Convent vberlebt den Abt. – Henisch, 641. 3. Ein Convent mit (von) Brüdern lebt lenger… …

    Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • 22 Convent —  Ne pas confondre Convent et Coven. Le terme Convent est dérivé du latin conventus et à d abord été utilisé au sens de congrès dans les milieux maçonniques[1]. Sommaire …

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  • 23 convent — (entrée créée par le supplément) (kon van) s. m. 1°   Ancienne forme pour couvent. •   Quelques femmes galantes donnent aux convents et à leurs amants, galantes et bienfaitrices, LA BRUY. III. (Walckenaer remarque en note que les éditions… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 24 convent — [[t]kɒ̱nv(ə)nt[/t]] convents 1) N COUNT A convent is a building in which a community of nuns live. 2) N COUNT A convent is the same as a convent school …

    English dictionary

  • 25 convent — n. 1 a religious community, esp. of nuns, under vows. 2 the premises occupied by this. 3 (in full convent school) a school attached to and run by a convent. Etymology: ME f. AF covent, OF convent f. L conventus assembly (as CONVENE) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 26 Convent — Convẹnt   [lateinisch conventus »Zusammenkunft«] der, (e)s/ e, 1) Name studentischer Verbände, z. B. Coburger Convent, Kösener Senioren Conventsverband, Weinheimer Seniorenconvent, örtlich: Seniorenconvent (SC); 2) die Zusammenkunft der… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 27 convent — noun a Christian community of nuns living under monastic vows. ↘(also convent school) a school attached to and run by a convent. Origin ME: from OFr., from L. conventus assembly, company , from convenire (see convene) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 28 convent — UK [ˈkɒnvənt] / US [ˈkɑnvənt] / US [ˈkɑnˌvent] noun [countable] Word forms convent : singular convent plural convents a building where a community of nuns (= women members of a religious organization) live and work …

    English dictionary

  • 29 convent — /ˈkɒnvənt / (say konvuhnt) noun 1. a community of persons, especially nuns, devoted to religious life under a superior. 2. the building or buildings occupied by such a community. 3. a nunnery. 4. Also, convent school. a Roman Catholic school… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 30 Convent — Original name in latin Convent Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 30.02076 latitude 90.82982 altitude 13 Population 711 Date 2011 05 14 …

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  • 31 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

  • 32 convent — sb. RG. 433 == the body of people in the convent. 225 B …

    Oldest English Words

  • 33 convent — noun (C) a building or set of buildings where nuns live see also: convent school convention noun 1 (C, U) behaviour and attitudes that most people in a society consider to be normal and right: The handshake is a social convention. | She went… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 34 Convent — Sp Kònventas Ap Convent L JAV Sent Džeimso apyg. c. (Luiziana) …

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  • 35 convent — noun even the hardest work at the convent gave her sense of peace and fulfillment Syn: nunnery, monastery, priory, abbey, cloister, religious community …

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  • 36 convent —    This word (from the Latin conventus, meaning assembly ) refers to a religious community of people, especiallynuns, united by vows or promises. The word convent may refer to either the community of religious people or the building in which they …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 37 convent — The fraternity of an abbey or priory, as societas is the number of fellows in a college. A religious house, now regarded as a merely voluntary association, not importing civil death. An association or community of recluses devoted to a religious… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 38 convent — The fraternity of an abbey or priory, as societas is the number of fellows in a college. A religious house, now regarded as a merely voluntary association, not importing civil death. An association or community of recluses devoted to a religious… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 39 convent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English covent, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin conventus, from Latin, assembly, from convenire Date: 13th century a local community or house of a religious order or congregation; especially an establishment of… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 40 CONVENT — n. m. Assemblée générale de francs maçons …

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