Meaning of ASSEMBLY in English



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


An ~ 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. ~ of party members from the Russian republic.

N-COUNT: usu sing


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

He waited until complete quiet settled on the ~.

= gathering



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

N-UNCOUNT: usu prep N


In a school, ~ 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 ~.

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



The ~ 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 ~ of an explosive device.


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