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assembly

noun (MEETING)    /əˈsem.bli/
C2 [C] a group of people, especially one that meets regularly for a particular purpose, such as government, or, more generally, the process of coming together, or the state of being together: the United Nations General Assembly She has been tipped as a future member of the Welsh Assembly.Official meetingsMeeting people Assembly US one of the two parts of the government that makes laws in many US States: the New York Assembly The Senate and the Assembly put aside political differences to pass the aid package.United States politics and government [C or U] a meeting in a school of several classes, usually at the beginning of the school day, to give information or to say prayers together: All pupils are expected to attend school assembly. There's a religious assembly every morning.Schools in general
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