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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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KARACHI -- The fifth convocation of Dawood University of Engineering and Technology (DUET) was held at the varsity's Jinnah ground on Saturday.
Rajwana, who is also chancellor of public sector universities, was speaking at the 13th convocation of Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB) here on Tuesday.
KARACHI -- As many as 1962 students were awarded degrees at the 28th Convocation of University of Karachi held on Saturday at its Valika Ground.
1, 962 students' conferred degrees in an event attended by 10,000 peopleKARACHI: As many as 1,962 students were awarded degrees during the 28th Convocation of the University of Karachi held on Saturday at the campus's Valika Ground.
The body is made up of Presidents and Chairpersons of Convocations and Alumni of all the universities across the country.
Liberty University convocations are typically attended by thousands of students and faculty from the school, whose student body numbers about 13,000.
Il rappelle enfin que les mandats d'amener internationaux et les convocations adressees aux accuses de nationalite etrangere sont executes conformement aux conventions d'entraide judiciaire et a travers les ministeres de la Justice et des Affaires etrangeres sans intervention directe aucune des juges d'instruction ou des membres du Parquet.
Comme il y avait beaucoup de monde, on nous a demande de laisser nos convocations et nos numeros de telephone pour etre convoques plus tard afin de recuperer nos ordres de versement [beaucoup plus grand que], font-ils savoir.
RAJASTHANGovernor Margaret Alva has launched a campaign against dress codes in university convocations and Indian courts by calling them colonial vestiges.
The convocation may mark an end to formal education acquisition but the learning is a continuous process and must go on unhindered, he said and added that convocations are the occasions for the stocking and to plan for the future and added that the fact that future of Pakistan lies in our younger generations places great responsibility upon the Universities to equip them with necessary skills and knowledge so that they could take on the challenges of life with the strength of their minds and characters.
What we need a plan," said parish pastoral coordinator Joyce Gillie to over 2,000 African American Catholics gathered at the Archdiocese of Chicago's first-ever Black Catholic Convocation, one of the largest diocesan black Catholic convocations in the history of the United States.
KU Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan said that in just a short span of one year, two convocations are being held.