assemble


assemble
assemble as‧sem‧ble [əˈsembl] verb
1. [transitive] MANUFACTURING to make a product by putting parts together:

• The factory will assemble GM pickup trucks for sale in the Chinese market.

2. [transitive] FINANCE if a financial institution assembles a loan, it finds lenders who are willing to make part of the loan:

• It is attempting to assemble $1 billion of credit.

3. [intransitive] if an organization assembles, it meets officially:

• The 12,000-member International Bar Association will assemble in New York City, Sept 1923.

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assemble UK US /əˈsembl/ verb
[I or T] to come together in a single place, or bring people or things together in a single group: »

We assembled in the meeting room for the announcement.

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Since she took over the department, she has assembled a talented team with a varied selection of skills.

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We can help you assemble all the paperwork that is necessary to make the application.

[T] PRODUCTION to make something by joining separate parts together: »

This is where the car engines are assembled.

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flatpack furniture that is easy to assemble

[I] MEETINGS if an organization assembles, it meets officially: »

The UNESCO International Education Conference assembled in Geneva in September.

[T] FINANCE to collect together money, for example a loan, from different people, companies, or organizations: »

The consortium has already assembled a loan of €400m-€500m from the banks.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Assemble — As*sem ble, v. i. To meet or come together, as a number of individuals; to convene; to congregate. Dryden. [1913 Webster] The Parliament assembled in November. W. Massey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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