con-vocative

convoke

[kuhn-vohk]
verb (used with object), convoked, convoking.
to call together; summon to meet or assemble.

Origin:
1590–1600; (< Middle French convoquer) < Latin convocāre, equivalent to con- con- + vocāre to call

convocative [kuhn-vok-uh-tiv] , adjective
convoker [kuhn-voh-ker] , convocant [kon-vuh-kuhnt] , noun


convene.
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convoke (kənˈvəʊk)
 
vb
(tr) to call (a meeting, assembly, etc) together; summon
 
[C16: from Latin convocāre, from vocāre to call]
 
convocative
 
adj
 
con'voker
 
n

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convoke
1590s, from Fr. convoquer (14c.), from L. convocare "to call together" (see convocation).
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