assembly

[[t]əse̱mbli[/t]]
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assemblies
1) N-COUNT: usu sing An assembly is a large group of people who meet regularly to make decisions or laws for a particular region or country.

...the campaign for the first free election to the National Assembly.

...an assembly of party members from the Russian republic.

2) N-COUNT An assembly is a group of people gathered together for a particular purpose.

...an assembly of women Olympic gold-medal winners...

He waited until complete quiet settled on the assembly.

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3) N-UNCOUNT: usu prep N When you refer to rights of assembly or restrictions on assembly, you are referring to the legal right that people have to gather together. [FORMAL]

The US Constitution guarantees free speech, freedom of assembly and equal protection...

They were accused of unlawful assembly.

4) N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl In a school, assembly is a gathering of all the teachers and pupils at the beginning of every school day.

By 9, the juniors are in the hall for assembly.

...a long room with a stage at one end for assemblies.

5) N-UNCOUNT The assembly of a machine, device, or object is the process of fitting its different parts together.

For the rest of the day, he worked on the assembly of an explosive device.

...workers at Sao Paolo's car assembly plants.


English dictionary. 2008.

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