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convoke

[kuh n-vohk] /kənˈvoʊk/
verb (used with object), convoked, convoking.
1.
to call together; summon to meet or assemble.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; (< Middle French convoquer) < Latin convocāre, equivalent to con- con- + vocāre to call
Related forms
convocative
[kuh n-vok-uh-tiv] /kənˈvɒk ə tɪv/ (Show IPA),
adjective
convoker
[kuh n-voh-ker] /kənˈvoʊ kər/ (Show IPA),
convocant
[kon-vuh-kuh nt] /ˈkɒn və kənt/ (Show IPA),
noun
Synonyms
convene.
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British Dictionary definitions for con-vocative

convoke

/kənˈvəʊk/
verb
1.
(transitive) to call (a meeting, assembly, etc) together; summon
Derived Forms
convocative (kənˈvɒkətɪv) adjective
convoker, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin convocāre, from vocāre to call
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Word Origin and History for con-vocative

convoke

v.

1590s, from Middle French convoquer (14c.), from Latin convocare "to call together" (see convocation). Related: Convoked; convoking.

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