conveniently

conveniently
con|ve|ni|ent|ly [kənˈvi:niəntli] adv
1.) in a way that is useful to you because it saves you time or does not spoil your plans or cause you problems
Conveniently, her parents are often willing to babysit.
At that time, ice cream couldn't be conveniently bought in a store.
2.) in a place that is close or easily reached
The hotel is conveniently located near the airport.
3.) if someone has conveniently forgotten, ignored, lost etc something, they deliberately do this because this helps them to avoid a problem or to get what they want
You conveniently forgot to tell me she was Nick's sister.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Conveniently — Con*ven ient*ly, adv. In a convenient manner, form, or situation; without difficulty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conveniently — (adv.) late 14c., harmoniously, from CONVENIENT (Cf. convenient) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Meaning in a way that avoids difficulty is from c.1500 …   Etymology dictionary

  • conveniently — adverb 1 in a way that is helpful for you because it saves you time or does not spoil your plans or cause you problems: The results can be summarized conveniently in the following table. 2 in a place that is near or easily reached: The hotel is… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conveniently — con|ven|ient|ly [ kən viniəntli ] adverb * 1. ) in a way that is easy to use, find, deal with, etc.: The store is conveniently located just off Main Street. 2. ) in a way that gives you an advantage or opportunity and is often slightly dishonest …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • conveniently */ — UK [kənˈviːnɪəntlɪ] / US [kənˈvɪnɪəntlɪ] adverb 1) in a way that is easy to use, find, deal with etc The shop is conveniently located just off the High Street. 2) in a way that gives you an advantage or opportunity and is often slightly dishonest …   English dictionary

  • conveniently — adv. Conveniently is used with these adjectives: ↑situated Conveniently is used with these verbs: ↑divide, ↑forget, ↑ignore, ↑locate, ↑neglect, ↑omit, ↑overlook, ↑place, ↑store, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • conveniently — convenient ► ADJECTIVE 1) fitting in well with a person s needs, activities, and plans. 2) involving little trouble or effort. DERIVATIVES conveniently adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • conveniently — adverb in a convenient manner (Freq. 4) the switch was conveniently located • Syn: ↑handily • Ant: ↑inconveniently • Derived from adjective: ↑convenient, ↑handy …   Useful english dictionary

  • conveniently — adverb see convenient …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conveniently — See convenient. * * * …   Universalium

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