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1‘try to agree on a mutually convenient time’
suitable, appropriate, fitting, fit, suited, agreeable
opportune, timely, well timed, favourable, advantageous, expedient
archaic commodious, seasonable
2‘pre-prepared food has become a tempting and convenient option in recent times’
useful, handy, practical, serviceable
3‘a friendly, well-run hotel that's convenient for the beach’
within easy reach of, close to, well placed for, well situated for, handy for, just around the corner from, within walking distance of, at close quarters to, not far from
informal a stone's throw from, a hop, skip, and a jump away from, within spitting distance of
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