general assembly

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of general assembly

1 :the highest governing body in a religious denomination (such as the United Presbyterian Church)
2 :a legislative assembly; especially :a U.S. state legislature
3 capitalized G&A :the supreme deliberative body of the United Nations

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First Known Use of general assembly

1550


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general assembly

noun

legal Definition of general assembly

1 :a legislative assembly; especially :a U.S. state legislature
2 capitalized G&A :the supreme deliberative body of the United Nations

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