convocation

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convocation

1. Church of England either of the synods of the provinces of Canterbury or York
2. Episcopal Church
a. an assembly of the clergy and part of the laity of a diocese
b. a district represented at such an assembly
3. (in some British universities) a legislative assembly composed mainly of graduates
4. (in India) a degree-awarding ceremony
5. (in Australia and New Zealand) the graduate membership of a university
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3) Convocation, networking, elite transfer and recruiting role: Given the specific gatekeeping mechanisms associated with each of the channels of communication they are dependent upon--makes it more often than not necessary for think tanks to make a convocational effort of assembling people, providing them with a forum for exchange and networking, or identifying, recruiting, hosting and sending messengers to convey their ideas and expertise into the public debate.
This convocational address to the graduating student is an important reminder that success does not depend on intellectual smartness alone, unless one is also emotionally smart.
Interestingly, the tread for the Belgian data revealed that a security appeal yielded a more positive attitude toward the product advertised, but "this effect did not meet convocational levels of significance (t (140) = 1.