assemble

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Assemble is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
assemble

Third-person singular
assembles

Past tense
assembled

Past participle
assembled

Present participle
assembling

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you assemble many people or things, you bring them together.
    They went into the meeting room where a dozen other people had already assembled.
    The first thing you try to do is assemble people you want to work with.
  2. (transitive) If you assemble something, you put it together.
    He would have to go to Japan to find a company to supply parts and assemble the machine.
    They worked together in assembling the art collection.
    She had assembled a team of 10 lawyers to attack the court's ruling.

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