Translation of convocation in Spanish:

convocation

sínodo, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɒnvəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n//ˌkɑnvəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1also Convocation

    • 1.1Religion

      sínodo masculine
      asamblea feminine
      • He was accused of heresy, brought before convocation, and absolved on making a complete submission, 1532.
      • Despite its being known as the Authorized Version, it was never publicly authorized by parliament, convocation, privy council, or king.
      • The proceedings of the convocation of Canterbury were conducted in English quite often by the 1370s, and Henry IV spoke to Parliament in English in 1399 and had his words carefully recorded.
      • Though now under royal control the convocations of Canterbury and York survived.

    • 1.2(Educ)

      claustro masculine
      • This degree is to be awarded at their convocation on June 16, 2005.
      • As his column notes, Yale has on the contrary already ‘postponed’ its freshman convocation for the first time in its history.
      • Well, I have to be around campus this weekend to participate in the honors convocation, so I get to wear my pretty little skirt, hood, and scholarly looking square cap for three whole hours on Saturday!
      • For the first time, all-university awards formerly presented at a spring ceremony will be presented during the fall convocation.
      • The six-college convocation fostered a creative and supportive relationship between the faculty, staff and students who attended.
      • There is a growing awareness that education goes much beyond books and classrooms, degrees and convocations.
      • Incoming students also participate in a freshman convocation that serves to welcome first-generation families.
      • The College of Agriculture presented annual awards to faculty and staff at its spring semester convocation Jan.13.
      • This is a Canadian university and as such, the Canadian anthem is sung at all convocations to honour the achievements of our Canadian students.
      • One such initiative was the convocation that was held here recently for these children.
      • The annual faculty and staff spring awards convocation will be held Monday, April 16.
      • For example, convocations, senior capstones, or service learning requirements are all effective ways of communicating values while renewing the commitment of faculty, staff, and students to the vision of the institution.
      • As many as 63 students were awarded diplomas at the annual convocation of the Indo-Swiss Training Centre here yesterday.
      • He intends to recognize new appointees at future convocations.
      • Initially, the hall was to host lectures and speeches as primary functions, followed by university convocations and ceremonies, and lastly musical and theatrical performances.
      • On Wednesday, at a convocation honoring the four professors who have received tenure this year, Provost Dan Hornbach spoke eloquently about the importance of tenure for the preservation of academic freedom.
      • The ethnic convocations, students and university officials say, help inspire family members and friends to strive for higher education.
      • The first gold medal will be awarded in the 2004 convocation to be held in late March.
      • The three were selected from 25 nominations submitted last month and will be recognized at the university's spring awards convocation March 28.
      • The President's Office confirmed the award winner would be honored during the university's spring awards convocation, lending additional legitimacy to the award.

  • 2formal

    (gathering) asamblea feminine
    (summoning) convocación feminine
    • The proposal is to complete the convocation by July ’, Prof. Ponnusamy states.
    • Conversely he extends the hand of friendship to other heads of faiths at a convocation he convened in Rome.
    • The convocation of a national representative assembly meant the end of absolute monarchy.
    • Eleven months after receiving an invitation to address this topic for a Lutheran convocation of teaching theologians, my wife of twenty-six years was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
    • From Megiddo in 1485 BC to Kosovo in ad 1999, this argument runs, the only thing all wars have had in common has been to increase governments' powers of convocation and coercion.
    • Thanks to things like the Poetry Project and Naropa and other off-the-beaten-track arts centres there are festivals and convocations, and poets are on the Internet too.
    • This was their second reunion as a similar convocation gathered for a get together in Summerhill twenty-five years ago.
    • Work approved by the select committee will finally be taken to a general convocation for a stamp of approval.
    • Contributing editor Angela Dodson reports on how black books are part of many expos, conventions, and other large convocations.
    • Those inadequate and closely-packed, green leather benches facing each other in that stuffy chamber would induce quick tempers, name calling and fist fights in a convocation of Quaker pacifists.
    • Decision-making would be slow, if it routinely required the convocation of a large number of people to take management decisions.
    • The quorum necessary for the convocation of the summit is 15 member states.
    • But besides policy statements, Walker said he planned public convocations and forums for discussions on tolerance and diversity.
    • Security and logistic preparations are well under way in Algeria in preparation for the convocation of the highest-level Arab wide congregation.
    • Until today it has held 13 annual convocations, discussing a host of challenging matters including cloning, intellectual property rights, Internet, organ transplantations, etc.
    • The deputies did not forget that what had forced the convocation of the future National Assembly was the scale of the State's debts.
    • Mattel plans to hand out one Convention Barbie doll to each delegate at both the Republican and Democratic convocations.
    • During the last year, Pye has piloted his battered 1992 Buick Roadmaster to more than four dozen UFO convocations.
    • Over the past several years, the convocation has been held at Ohio State, the University of Michigan and the University of California at Berkeley.
    • There were almost 60 quotes from ‘ordinary people’ who'd attended many Strib-sponsored convocations.
    • I was involved in the largest convocation we ever held, and I will cherish that memory forever.
    • The petition went on to demand the eight-hour working day, the separation of church from state, a fair wage, land to be redistributed, and the convocation of a constituent assembly.
    • I imagine convocations of Italian tin designers arguing late into the night over the precise size of the lid, the length of the movement, the size of the tin itself, so that it may sit exactly in the curl of the hand.
    • Inevitably, the kids come to adore him, and he enters their group in a local competition, a plan which an angry convocation of parents threatens to derail.
    • The day we visited, the streets bubbled with life as people in luminous blue gowns headed to a convocation at the cathedral.
    • ‘The numbers are many,’ she told the convocation audience of more than 1,200.