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assembly

noun
     
Related topics: Government, Parliaments, School
as‧sem‧bly S3 W2 plural assemblies
1 [countable]PGP a group of people who are elected to make decisions or laws for a particular country, area, or organization:
the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
the speaker of the California state assembly
2 [countable,uncountable ] the meeting together of a group of people for a particular purpose
assembly of
an assembly of reporters
Police have imposed conditions on public assemblies.
Restrictions on freedom of assembly have gradually been relaxed.
an assembly point (=a place where people go in a particular situation)
3 [uncountable and countable]SES a regular meeting of all the teachers and students of a school
4 [uncountable] the process of putting the parts of something together:
instructions for assembly

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