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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, usu. for a specific purpose.
He was nervous at the prospect of addressing such a distinguished assembly.
synonyms:
company, congregation, gathering, group, meeting, rally
similar words:
alliance, assemblage, audience, band, conclave, conference, congress, convention, convocation, council, crowd, flock, muster, throng
definition 2: a collection of parts, as of machinery, put together to form a whole.
synonyms:
assemblage
similar words:
package, union
definition 3: the process of joining persons or things to form a whole.
synonyms:
assemblage, congregation, gathering
similar words:
collection, construction, convocation, muster
definition 4: (often cap.) a legislative body.
synonyms:
legislature
similar words:
congress, council, house, parliament, senate
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