Translation of convention in Spanish:

convention

convenciones, n.

Pronunciation: /kənˈvɛn(t)ʃ(ə)n//kənˈvɛnʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(social code)

      (feminine plural) convenciones
      (masculine plural) convencionalismos
      convention dictates that one should wear black on such occasions es costumbre vestir de negro en tales ocasiones
      • Here those favoring the wealthy are following social convention and may even see themselves securing the benefaction of the patron for the church.
      • We must know the techniques and conventions and standards.
      • They celebrated a man who was scornful of polite convention and showed little interest in being embraced by the great and good.
      • When there is separation from the familiar, when there is escape from the habitual, rules of social convention are not enforceable with the same efficacy as at home.
      • The rules and conventions which govern news, for example, are quite different from those governing drama.
      • She raised her lips and eyebrows in a coy pout that I couldn't resist, so I broke all known social convention and filled her martini glass with scotch.
      • The message is usually loud and clear, but it is also carefully disguised under a layer of polite convention.
      • It overturns conventions and is taking on the global market leaders in a big way.
      • She loves his madness and his badness; she loves the way he made her feel that the two of them were united against everyone else, against all the things that convention and society demanded of them.
      • Complicating this whole exchange are incompatible data standards and business conventions.
      • Most people err on the side of social convention, clapping politely as the drums pick up where the guitar left them, waiting for the drums to end to clap again while the stand-up bass does its thing.
      • Dance and body culture converged on the pursuit of ecstasy, joyful release from the constraints of modern society and bourgeois convention.
      • On the one hand, it can assist firms directly through the promotion of shared conventions and practices.
      • Yet their standard of living derives, not from their caring work, but from the social convention that family members share family resources on a more or less equal basis.
      • This is not a precondition but rather a logical position, in keeping with the rules and conventions of international diplomacy.
      • Travellers have every right to pursue an unconventional lifestyle, but they must follow one universal convention: that their behaviour does not impinge on the welfare of their neighbours.
      • I can go on and on about our numerous sins, the way we flout laws or conventions or acceptable behaviour without even thinking about it.
      • This person will be expected to learn the software development lifecycle practices, methods, conventions, and standards of the computer industry.
      • I think a lot of market conventions and property rights come from norms that emerge through people's interactions.
      • Never mind that most of the conventions of modern personal computing got their starts on the Mac and migrated later to the IBM platform.
      • The concept of fair competition then, is a global convention which both the multinational players and localised business entities are aware of and need to adhere to.
      • Mr Swinson formulated what he described as the accounting conventions as to the recording of receipts.
      • He had a streak of fundamental decency that went far beyond simply observing the convention of the day and I loved him for it.
      • These latter qualities are often smothered by social convention and cultural prejudice which converge to constrain us from realising our full potential.
      • The first priority of those papers, it appears, is to apply the conventions of journalism and record history, thereby creating an account readers may trust.
      • But, and there is the rub, every member of the Cabinet is expected by acceptable social convention to then go out and promote and defend what has been pronounced.
      • To me, a genre is a well-defined set of formal, narrative conventions - a work that ‘transcends genre’ manages to use those conventions in an unconventional way.
      • Again and again he defied social convention, often by showing concern for the very people who were normally despised or marginalized by respectable society.
      • His is an odd, disjointed book, but is also an amusing screed aimed at the Times itself, its greatest stars, and many of the conventions and hypocrisies of journalism.
      • If we are not restrained by conventions, traditions or rules we are all capable of grotesque cruelties.
      • The column was both insightful in its full view of an issue, and brave in going against social convention.
      • It is easy to argue that abuse should be safeguarded against - but no constitution would operate for long unless there were a considerable element of publicly accepted convention.
      • He then traced the gradual erosion of the conventions that had supported religious practice in Ireland.
      • There are many places where photography is prohibited by law, many other places where it is prohibited by social convention and human decency.
      • The numbers reported in this publication generally reflect the convention practised by the industry.
      • It is the last sport or activity where decisions and conventions are left to the good judgment of its practitioners.
      • Already in his mid forties by this time, his editorial and advertising photography broke with conventions of fashion imagery in radical ways.
      • The use of naming conventions is a programming technique which has many users, but also many detractors.
      • Besides its unusual composition, this portrait defies many other photographic conventions - the most remarkable of which is the woman's profile pose.
      • Is it purely social convention, or is it biological?

    • 1.2(established practice)

      convención feminine
      printers'/literary convention convención tipográfica/literaria

  • 2

    (agreement)
    convención feminine
    • But this is exactly what most international human rights treaties and conventions, and national laws do.
    • But it is tied into international agreements, conventions, and understandings.
    • But as a country, we signed up to international treaties and conventions that we would treat refugees fairly.
    • In 1997 a convention established standards to combat international bribery, to which more than thirty countries agreed.
    • Copyright is subject to international conventions, but in matters of detail it varies between countries.
    • Even those Third World countries that grow tobacco signed the convention on tobacco control.
    • International conventions and treaties represent the greatest compromises of all.
    • Because most countries are signatories to international copyright treaties and conventions, most works authored by U.S. citizens are protected abroad.
    • And it would be a setback for efforts just getting underway in the United Nations to draft a global convention banning reproductive cloning.
    • Is that measure in this bill consistent with the convention that the Government signed on 16 June?
    • It can but it won't, mainly because it is against the international commercial conventions.
    • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the most widely accepted international convention in human history.
    • Over the centuries, however, various laws, treaties, conventions, and protocols have attempted to shield them from harm.
    • You have been signing treaties, conventions and protocols for children but have never honoured them with genuine intention and political will.
    • Membership in these bodies imposes in the British Government a requirement to observe international law and conventions.
    • This is an internationally recognised human right, enshrined in a number of human rights treaties and conventions that Australia has pledged to uphold.
    • As a trade Minister involved in all sorts of issues to do with conventions overseas and signing treaties, he has a better understanding than most.
    • Moreover, in order to achieve agreement in time for either of these conventions to be signed at Rio, it had proved necessary for many contentious or complex issues to be sidestepped or fudged.
    • He said the crisis had brought to the fore the need to stop the proliferation of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons though strict adherence to international treaties and conventions.
    • International conventions and the rule of law must be observed.
  • 3

    (conference)
    convención feminine
    congreso masculine
    the Democratic convention la convención / el congreso del partido Demócrata
    • The killing, actually, starts with the surreal emptiness and manufactured optimism of party conferences and conventions.
    • Transit passes are available to visitors attending meetings, conferences, and conventions.
    • It was an era when politics had passion and party political conventions could be dramatic, world - changing events rather than media-manipulated yawns.
    • Promoters and managers attend these conventions in the hope of pleasing the right people to get the right ratings to get the right fights.
    • Amongst other roles, which have always been people orientated, she has also worked in public relations organizing conferences and conventions.
    • A participant in the drawing up of the constitution as a member of the constitutional convention, he now let loose a barrage of abuse against its opponents.
    • National political conventions are historic events that promise to generate economic and tourism benefits to their host communities.
    • The job may have felt dirty, but it taught him that if he wanted to be a successful artist, he'd have to learn how to navigate comic-book conventions as a businessman.
    • And I think people would enjoy that week and the activity surrounding the convention.
    • The department has been effective in marketing the program though the web, at conventions and university activities, and through advertisements on campus.
    • Union meetings were held at night, and training conferences and conventions occurred on the weekends.
    • Be aware of ballet recitals, church conferences, conventions and club meetings.
    • A lack of substance in party conferences and conventions means that they merely serve to bring rhythm to the political year.
    • Friends of the Earth is calling for a global convention on corporate accountability.
    • I remind members of the convention that members should not conduct conversations in the House unless it is necessary, and then only in a way so as not to disturb the proceedings.
    • At European political conventions, we have debates.
    • A number of important meetings and conventions are taking place in the coming weeks.
    • It exists within the context of an adult entertainment package that is used to attract tourists, conventions, and business people to Windsor.
    • Around 6000 fellow airline professionals from around the world attended the convention and award ceremony, the largest event in the industry's calendar.
    • The workshops are meant to help members of the convention to manage their natural resources, especially nations in regions like Africa where there is still an abundance of such resources.