assembly assembly  /ə ˈsɛmb li/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
  2. (n) the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
  3. (n) a public facility to meet for open discussion
  4. (n) a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
  5. (n) a unit consisting of components that have been fitted together
  6. (n) the social act of assembling

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Even if the constitutional assembly did reconstitute itself, it should serve only a very limited session, and then the legislative assembly should be popularly elected.
  2. Koji Yamamura is a lone wolf in the world of assembly-line animation.
  3. Cars on the assembly line of the BMW 3 series at the BMW auto factory in Leipzig, Germany.

News

  1. ^NJ Assembly passes bill to change election day - NBC40.net

    The New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill to move this fall's general election from November to October.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

  2. Assembly approves bill to overhaul firearm background checks

    Legislation prohibiting the purchase of .50-caliber firearms and helping parents shield their children from violence in the media heads to Governor Christie’s desk after clearing the Assembly on Monday.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Record

  3. Capitol Alert: Assembly goes into overdrive to beat supermajority loss

    The Assembly will pack in at least one additional floor session this week as Democrats look to flex their supermajority powers before losing them.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

Quotes

  1. "Basic freedoms of speech, assembly and worship are severely restricted," Mr. Bush said. "Ethnic minorities are persecuted. Forced child labor, human trafficking and rape are common."
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Times

  2. However, that system must be "respectful of what we all know to be universal values: the rights of individuals to liberty and freedom, the right to worship as you please, and the right to assembly," Rice said.
    on Oct 13, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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