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assemblage

as·sem·blage

assemblage

 
pronunciation:
sem blj
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a collection or gathering of people or things; assembly.
similar words:
band, company, compilation, confluence, convention, group, knot, muster, throng
definition 2: the act of putting things, such as machinery parts, together.
similar words:
assembly
definition 3: the things brought together or assembled.
similar words:
assembly, band, collection, compilation
definition 4: the process or product of assembling unrelated objects or scraps into a single composition to form a work of art.
similar words:
assembly, compilation
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The word assemblage contains the following part:
-age Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or result of (the action indicated by the verb base)
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The suffix -age attaches primarily to bases that are English verbs to form nouns. Base-final y becomes i and base-final silent e is dropped before ľage (carry + -age > carriage , store + -age > storage ) Some nouns ending in -age are loan words from French (voyage , courage ) whose bases are Latin roots.