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assembly

as·sem·bly

assembly

 
pronunciation:
sem bli
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part of speech: noun
inflections: assemblies
definition 1: a group of people gathered together, usually for a specific purpose.
An assembly of all the students meets in the auditorium every Monday morning.
synonyms:
company, congregation, gathering, group, meeting, rally
similar words:
alliance, audience, band, conference, congress, convention, council, crowd, flock, muster, throng
definition 2: a collection of parts put together to form a whole, as in a machine.
They discovered a problem in the wing assembly before the plane took off.
similar words:
union
definition 3: the process of joining persons or things to form a whole.
Assembly of the bicycle took all afternoon.
similar words:
collection, construction, muster
definition 4: (often capitalized) a legislative body.
The Assembly is the lower branch of the state legislature.
synonyms:
legislature
similar words:
congress, council, house, parliament, senate
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  democracy, law, legislature
Word Parts
The word assembly contains the following part:
-y2 Latin and Greek noun-forming suffix that means state, quality, act, or practice of