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assemble

verb uk   us   /əˈsem.bl̩/

assemble verb (GATHER)

C2 [I or T] to come together in a single place or bring parts together in a single group: We assembled in the meeting room after lunch. to assemble data At the staff meeting, the manager told the assembled company (= everyone there) that no one would lose their job.
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assemble verb (JOIN)

C2 [T] to make something by joining separate parts: furniture that is easy to assemble
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