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"assemble" in British English

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assembleverb

uk   us   /əˈsem.bl̩/
  • assemble verb (GATHER)

C2 [I or T] to come together in a ​singleplace or ​bringparts together in a ​singlegroup: We assembled in the ​meetingroom after ​lunch. to assemble ​data At the ​staffmeeting, the ​manager told the assembled company (= everyone there) that no one would ​losetheirjob.

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(Definition of assemble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"assemble" in American English

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assembleverb [I/T]

 us   /əˈsem·bəl/
to ​bring or come together in a ​singlegroup or ​place, or to put together the ​parts of something: [I] When the ​firealarmrings, everyone is ​supposed to ​leave the ​building and assemble in the schoolyard. [T] Workers were ​earning $20 an ​hour assembling ​cars.
(Definition of assemble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"assemble" in Business English

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assembleverb

uk   us   /əˈsembl/
[I or T] to come together in a ​singleplace, or ​bringpeople or things together in a ​singlegroup: We assembled in the ​meetingroom for the announcement. Since she took over the ​department, she has assembled a ​talentedteam with a ​variedselection of ​skills. We can ​help you assemble all the ​paperwork that is necessary to make the ​application.
[T] PRODUCTION to make something by ​joiningseparateparts together: This is where the ​carengines are assembled. flatpack furniture that is ​easy to assemble
[I] MEETINGS if an ​organization assembles, it ​meetsofficially: The UNESCO International Education Conference assembled in Geneva in September.
[T] FINANCE to ​collect together ​money, for ​example a ​loan, from different ​people, ​companies, or ​organizations: The ​consortium has already assembled a ​loan of €400m-€500m from the ​banks.
(Definition of assemble from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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