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English definition of “congregate”

congregate

verb [I]     /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.Forming groups (of people)
(Definition of congregate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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