Meaning of ASSEMBLY in English

ASSEMBLY

as ‧ sem ‧ bly AC /əˈsembli/ BrE AmE noun ( plural assemblies )

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ assembly , ↑ assemblage ; verb : ↑ assemble ]

1 . [countable] a group of people who are elected to make decisions or laws for a particular country, area, or organization:

the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

the speaker of the California state assembly

2 . [uncountable and countable] the meeting together of a group of people for a particular purpose

assembly of

an assembly of reporters

Police have imposed conditions on public assemblies.

Restrictions on freedom of assembly have gradually been relaxed.

an assembly point (=a place where people go in a particular situation)

3 . [uncountable and countable] a regular meeting of all the teachers and students of a school

4 . [uncountable] the process of putting the parts of something together:

instructions for assembly

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.