• He said he was hopeful that the convention would offer its constitution to the people for their approval or rejection.

    VOA: special.2009.05.21

  • This year's show in Santa Fe took place over four days in March at the city's convention center and nearby hotels.

    VOA: special.2009.05.18

  • Delegates to the convention would make the final decision if South Carolina would remain in the Union or secede.

    VOA: special.2009.07.16

  • They said the constitutional convention had only given them the right to vote for limited slavery or unlimited slavery.

    VOA: special.2009.05.21

  • So,a few months before the presidential election of eighteen ninety-two, America's agricultural Alliances held a joint convention in Omaha,Nebraska.

    VOA: special.2010.06.10

  • The chemicals are joining twelve other substances that are already banned under a treaty known as the Stockholm Convention.

    VOA: special.2009.06.23

  • Supporters of slavery wanted to organize a constitutional convention that could put Kansas into the Union as a slave state.

    VOA: special.2009.05.21

  • A spokesman for the Convention and Visitors Bureau,Steve Lewis,says economic activity last month was down five percent from February of last year.

    VOA: special.2009.03.30

  • Southern members supported it. Delegates to the convention chose a candidate who seemed to support the party's policies.

    VOA: special.2009.05.07

  • If Yancey failed to get the statement he wanted, he would take Southern Democrats out of the convention.

    VOA: special.2009.07.09

  • The convention named former United States Senator Jefferson Davis to be president of the Confederate States of America.

    VOA: special.2009.07.23

  • Roosevelt's chief political adviser, James Farley, worked hard to find Roosevelt the votes he needed at the convention.

    VOA: special.2011.03.10

  • In eighteen forty-eight, three hundred women and men gathered in Seneca Falls for the first Women's Rights Convention.

    VOA: special.2009.03.13

  • The delegates agreed that a man must win two-thirds of the convention's votes to be the party's candidate.

    VOA: special.2009.04.16

  • She announced her support for the vice-presidential nomination of Lloyd Bentsen at the nineteen eighty-eight convention in Atlanta.

    VOA: special.2010.05.09

  • Gist said South Carolina would call a state convention as soon as the election results were made official.

    VOA: special.2009.07.16

  • The bill gave supporters of slavery every chance to control the election of delegates to the convention.

    VOA: special.2009.05.21

  • In nineteen seventy-six, she was asked to speak at the Democratic National Convention which nominated Jimmy Carter.

    VOA: special.2010.05.09

  • The summit will take place at a convention center recognized for leadership in energy and environmental design.

    VOA: special.2009.07.13

  • When the Republican Party convention opened in Cincinnati,Ohio, Blaine was the leading candidate for the presidential nomination.

    VOA: special.2010.03.04

  • However,he made a surprise appearance at the Democratic National Convention to support Barack Obama's candidacy for president.

    VOA: special.2009.09.13

  • She spoke from a wheelchair. Her powerful voice was heard once again at the nineteen ninety-two Democratic convention, which nominated Bill Clinton for president.

    VOA: special.2010.05.09

  • His choices for a cabinet immediately re-opened the conflicts that had appeared during the party convention.

    VOA: special.2010.04.22

  • Let us look to a convention of states or other peaceable means to restore the Union."

    VOA: special.2009.12.10

  • Miss Jordan was the first black woman to give an opening speech at the Democratic Convention.

    VOA: special.2010.05.09

  • When the Whig convention opened, all three men - Clay, Scott, Harrison - were possible candidates.

    VOA: special.2009.01.22

  • The Stockholm Convention governs some kinds of industrial chemicals and pesticides products meant to kill insects.

    VOA: special.2009.06.23

  • It was a busy time. He talked with many people, including delegates to a peace convention.

    VOA: special.2009.07.30

  • Almost one hundred seventy countries have signed a treaty called the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

    VOA: special.2010.05.31

  • Police fought with demonstrators in Grant Park during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

    VOA: special.2009.01.12


international convention 国际惯例;国际公约;国际协定

convention center n. 会议中心;会展中心

national convention 全国代表大会(美国政党为总统候选人提名而召开);国民公会(指1792-1795年间的法国议会)

berne convention 伯恩公约

by convention 按照惯例

paris convention 巴黎公约

party convention 政党代表大会

warsaw convention 华沙公约(1929年在华沙签订的关于国际航空运输统一规则的公约)

naming convention 命名约定

social convention 社会惯例,社会传统

geneva convention 日内瓦公约

constitutional convention 宪法惯例;制宪会议;1787年美国制宪会议(Constitutional Convention)

universal copyright convention 国际版权公约

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