Definition Convenience

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Definition

convenient: practical, appropriate for your needs, suitable, easy
adjective
When would it be convenient for you to discuss this matter?
How convenient to come home late when it's your turn to do the dishes!

a convenience: an ease, a luxury, something that meets your needs
noun
One of the main conveniences of living here is that I can walk to work.
a convenience store a small local shop which has "convenient" (i.e. long!) opening hours

at your convenience: when possible, when you can
idiom
Take your time and look over the reports at your convenience.

at your earliest convenience: as soon as you can
idiom
If you could call me back at your earliest convenience so we can discuss my proposal, I would really appreciate it.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Call me back at your earliest convenience.
US: One of the main conveniences of living here is that I can walk to work.

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