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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·ve·nience /kənˈvinjən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·ven·ience Con·ven·ien·cy, n.
 1. The state or quality of being convenient; fitness or suitableness, as of place, time, etc.; propriety.
 Let's further think of this;
 Weigh what convenience both of time and means
 May fit us to our shape.   --Shak.
 With all brief and plain conveniency,
 Let me have judgment.   --Shak.
 2. Freedom from discomfort, difficulty, or trouble; commodiousness; ease; accommodation.
 Thus necessity invented stools,
 Convenience next suggested elbow chairs.   --Cowper.
    We are rather intent upon the end of God's glory than our own conveniency.   --Jer. Taylor.
 3. That which is convenient; that which promotes comfort or advantage; that which is suited to one's wants; an accommodation.
    A pair of spectacles and several other little conveniences.   --Swift.
 4. A convenient or fit time; opportunity; as, to do something at one's convenience.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being suitable or opportune; "chairs arranged
           for his own convenience"
      2: the quality of being useful and convenient; "they offered
         the convenience of an installment plan" [ant: inconvenience]
      3: a toilet that is available to the public [syn: public
         toilet, comfort station, public convenience, public
         lavatory, restroom, toilet facility, wash room]
      4: a device that is very useful for a particular job [syn: appliance,
          contraption, contrivance, gadget, gizmo, gismo,