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
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