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The conversation scope is slightly different than the application, session, or request scope. It holds state associated with a user, spans multiple requests, and is demarcated programmatically by the application. A @ConversationScoped bean can be used for a long-running process where there is a definite beginning and end such as navigating through a wizard or buying items and checking out of an online store.


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Conversation scope is longer than Request, but shorter than Session