Definition of assembly
- an assembly of religious leaders
- A school assembly was held in the auditorium.
- the assembly of an automobile
The parts are made in this factory and then shipped to another country for assembly.
the New York State Assembly
an assembly of armed men
School assemblies were usually held in the cafeteria.
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: the act of connecting together the parts of something (such as a machine) : the act of assembling something
: a group of people who make and change laws for a government or organization
: a group of people who have gathered together
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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