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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: , present participle of convenire 'to come together, be suitable', from com- ( COM-) + venire 'to come'

convenient

adjective
     
con‧ve‧ni‧ent S3
1 useful to you because it saves you time, or does not spoil your plans or cause you problems:
Mail-order catalogs are a convenient way to shop.
My secretary will call you to arrange a convenient time to meet.
convenient for
Is three o'clock convenient for you?
convenient to do something
It is simple and convenient to use.
2 close and easy to reach:
The bus stop around the corner is probably the most convenient.
convenient for British English convenient to American English
restaurants convenient for shops and theatres

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