1 being useful/easy/suitable
ADJ. great | extra All our holiday chalets include a microwave and food processor for extra convenience. | administrative The system is based on administrative convenience rather than public benefit.
CONVENIENCE + NOUN food The children like convenience food such as sausages or fish fingers and chips. | store
PREP. at your ~ Can you telephone me at your convenience (= when it is convenient for you) to arrange a further meeting? | for (your) ~ I keep my cookery books in the kitchen for convenience. An order form is enclosed for your convenience.
PHRASES a marriage of convenience (= a marriage for financial, political or practical reasons, not love), at your earliest convenience (business) (= as soon as possible), comfort and convenience In this resort you can enjoy all the comfort and convenience of modern tourism. | for the sake of convenience We leave the keys near the front door for the sake of convenience.
2 sth useful
ADJ. great It's a great convenience living next door to a post office. | modern They wouldn't like to live without modern conveniences such as microwaves.