Définition assembly | dictionnaire d’Anglais Cobuild pour apprenants

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assembly  

  ( assemblies    plural  )
1       n-count   An assembly is a large group of people who meet regularly to make decisions or laws for a particular region or country.  
usu sing  
...the campaign for the first free election to the National Assembly., ...an assembly of party members from the Russian republic.     
2       n-count   An assembly is a group of people gathered together for a particular purpose.   (=gathering)  
He waited until complete quiet settled on the assembly.     
3       n-uncount   When you refer to rights of assembly or restrictions on assembly, you are referring to the legal right that people have to gather together.  
FORMAL   usu prep N  
4       n-var   In a school, assembly 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 assembly., ...a long room with a stage at one end for assemblies.     
5       n-uncount   The assembly 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 assembly of an explosive device.     


assembly line        ( assembly lines    plural  ) An assembly line is an arrangement of workers and machines in a factory, where each worker deals with only one part of a product. The product passes from one worker to another until it is finished.      n-count  
assembly plant        ( assembly plants    plural  ) An assembly plant is a factory where large items such as cars are put together, usually using parts which have been made in other factories.      n-count  
constituent assembly        ( constituent assemblies    plural  ) A constituent assembly is a body of representatives that is elected to create or change their country's constitution.      n-count  
self-assembly     
Self-assembly is used to refer to furniture and other goods that you buy in parts and that you have to put together yourself.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...a range of self-assembly bedroom furniture.     
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assembly  

1    accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, body, collection, company, conclave, conference, congregation, congress, convention, convocation, council, crowd, diet, flock, gathering, group, house, mass, meeting, multitude, rally, synod, throng  
2    building up, connecting, construction, erection, fabrication, fitting together, joining, manufacture, piecing together, putting together, setting up  

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right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
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