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assembly

noun [C/U]  us   /əˈsem·bli/

assembly noun [C/U] (GATHERING)

a group of people, esp. one gathered together regularly for a particular purpose In the US, an assembly is one of the two parts of the government in many states that makes laws: [C] The state assembly will vote on a death penalty bill next week. An assembly in a school is a gathering of several classes for a group activity that is usually educational.

assembly noun [C/U] (JOINING)

the process of putting together the parts of a machine or structure, or the thing produced by this process
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