Meaning of ASSEMBLY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ əsembli ]

( assemblies)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


An assembly is a large group of people who meet regularly to make decisions or laws for a particular region or country.

...the campaign for the first free election to the National Assembly. assembly of party members from the Russian republic.

N-COUNT : usu sing


An assembly is a group of people gathered together for a particular purpose.

He waited until complete quiet settled on the assembly.

= gathering



When you refer to rights of assembly or restrictions on assembly , you are referring to the legal right that people have to gather together. ( FORMAL )

N-UNCOUNT : usu prep N


In a school, assembly is a gathering of all the teachers and pupils at the beginning of every school day.

By 9, the juniors are in the hall for assembly.

...a long room with a stage at one end for assemblies.



The assembly of a machine, device, or object is the process of fitting its different parts together.

For the rest of the day, he worked on the assembly of an explosive device.


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