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convenience


con·ven·ience  (kn-vnyns)
n.
1. The quality of being suitable to ones comfort, purposes, or needs: the convenience of living near shops, schools, and libraries.
2. Personal comfort or advantage: services that promote the customers convenience.
3. Something that increases comfort or saves work: household conveniences such as a washing machine, an electric can opener, and disposable diapers. See Synonyms at amenity.
4. A suitable or agreeable time: Fill out the form at your earliest convenience.
5. Chiefly British A lavatory.


convenience  /knvinyns/  n. 1 [U] a situation suitable to ones time or needs: She has the convenience of being able to walk to work. 2 at your convenience: at a time and place suitable to you: We can meet at your convenience any time next week. 3 [C] s.t. useful that helps make life more comfortable, such as a household appliance: The apartment has a microwave oven, a dishwasher, and other modern conveniences. convenience

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