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"self-assembly" in British English

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self-assemblyadjective

uk   /ˌself.əˈsem.bli/ us   /ˌself.əˈsem.bli/ mainly UK
designed to be made at home from a set of prepared parts by the person who buys it: a self-assembly kitchen cabinet
(Definition of self-assembly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-assembly" in Business English

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self-assemblyadjective [before noun]

uk   us   COMMERCE
designed to be made at home from a set of prepared parts by the person who buys it: His company is a leading UK supplier of cheap self-assembly furniture.

self-assemblynoun [U]

uk   us   COMMERCE
the activity of making something such as a piece of furniture yourself from a set of prepared parts you have bought: They sell flat-pack kitchen cabinets, boxed ready for self-assembly.
(Definition of self-assembly from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-assembly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自己组装的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自己組裝的…
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“self-assembly” in Business English

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