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assembly

noun     /əˈsembli/
[U] PRODUCTION the process of putting together the parts of a machine or structure : Full assembly instructions are provided with these easy-to-build desk units . car assembly The assembly of the circuit boards is done in China . → See also self-assembly adjective
[C] (plural assemblies) (often Assembly) MEETINGS, GOVERNMENT, POLITICS a group of people that meets for a particular purpose , especially to govern , make laws , or discuss political questions : The mayor's powers are deliberately designed to outweigh those of the London Assembly. The United Nations General Assembly meets later this week .
[C] (plural assemblies) (also Assembly) LAW, GOVERNMENT one of the two parts of the government that makes laws in many US states : The existing measure needs Assembly approval before it becomes law .
(Definition of assembly noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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