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congregate

verb [I] uk   /ˈkɒŋ.ɡrɪ.ɡeɪt/ us    /ˈkɑːŋ-/
to come together in a large group of people or animals: A crowd congregated around the entrance to the theatre, hoping to catch a glimpse of the stars of the show.
Translations of “congregate”
in Korean 모이다…
in Arabic يَتجَمّع…
in French se rassembler…
in Turkish bir araya gelmek, toplanmak…
in Italian congregarsi, adunarsi, riunirsi in gruppo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聚集,集合…
in Russian собираться (в группу)…
in Polish gromadzić się…
in Spanish congregarse…
in Portuguese reunir-se, congregar…
in German sich versammeln…
in Catalan congregar-se…
in Japanese ~が集まる, ~を集める…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚集,集合…
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