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  • assembly — as·sem·bly n pl blies 1 a: a company of persons collected together in one place usu. for some common purpose b cap: a legislative body esp. that makes up the lower house of a legislature see also general assembly …   Law dictionary

  • Assembly — As*sem bly, n.; pl. {Assemblies}. [F. assembl[ e]e, fr. assembler. See {Assemble}.] 1. A company of persons collected together in one place, and usually for some common purpose, esp. for deliberation and legislation, for worship, or for social… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assembly room — Assembly As*sem bly, n.; pl. {Assemblies}. [F. assembl[ e]e, fr. assembler. See {Assemble}.] 1. A company of persons collected together in one place, and usually for some common purpose, esp. for deliberation and legislation, for worship, or for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assembly of the Nobility — (Russian: дворянское собрание, благородное собрание) was an self governing body of the sosloviye (estate) of the Russian nobility in Imperial Russia during 1766 1917. Their official status was defined by the Charter to the Gentry in 1785. The… …   Wikipedia

  • assembly point — ➔ point1 * * * assembly point UK US noun [C] ► HR, WORKPLACE a place where people in an office, etc. should go if there is an emergency, for example, a fire: »Assembly point signs are essential for identifying areas of safety where persons should …   Financial and business terms

  • assembly — c.1300, a gathering of persons, a group gathered for some purpose, from O.Fr. as(s)emblee assembly, gathering; union, marriage, noun use of fem. pp. of assembler to assemble (see ASSEMBLE (Cf. assemble)). Meaning gathering together is recorded… …   Etymology dictionary

  • assembly — [ə sem′blē] n. pl. assemblies [ME assemble < OFr assemblee < assembler: see ASSEMBLE] 1. an assembling or being assembled 2. a group of persons gathered together, as for worship, instruction, or entertainment 3. a) a legislative body …   English World dictionary

  • assembly — /euh sem blee/, n., pl. assemblies. 1. an assembling or coming together of a number of persons, usually for a particular purpose: The principal will speak to all the students at Friday s assembly. 2. a group of persons gathered together, usually… …   Universalium

  • Assembly of Kosovo — The Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo ( sq. Kuvendi i Kosovës, sr. Скупштина Косова, Skupština Kosova ) is an institution within the Provisional Institutions of Self Government (PISG) established by the United Nations administration in Kosovo to …   Wikipedia

  • Assembly Commission — This article is about the National Assembly for Wales Commission, for the Northern Irish equivalent see Northern Ireland Assembly Commission. The Chief Executive and Clerk to the Assembly, Claire Clancy (left) and the Presiding Officer, Rosemary… …   Wikipedia

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