assemblage

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noun as·sem·blage \ə-ˈsem-blij, for 3 also ˌa-ˌsäm-ˈbläzh\

Definition of assemblage

  1. 1 :  a collection of persons or things :  gathering

  2. 2 :  the act of assembling :  the state of being assembled

  3. 3a :  an artistic composition made from scraps, junk, and odds and ends (as of paper, cloth, wood, stone, or metal)b :  the art of making assemblages

Examples of assemblage in a sentence

  1. <an assemblage of onlookers at the construction site>

  2. <tried to sort through the assemblage of ripped wrapping paper and boxes for the missing toy>

1657

First Known Use of assemblage

1657


ASSEMBLAGE Defined for English Language Learners

assemblage

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noun as·sem·blage \ə-ˈsem-blij, for 3 also ˌa-ˌsäm-ˈbläzh\

Definition of assemblage for English Language Learners

  • : a group of people or things


ASSEMBLAGE Defined for Kids

assemblage

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noun as·sem·blage \ə-ˈsem-blij\

Definition of assemblage for Students

  1. :  a collection of persons or things <an assemblage of parents and teachers>



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