Definition of assemblyman in English:

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assemblyman

Pronunciation: /əˈsemblēmən/

noun (plural assemblymen)

chiefly US
A person who is a member of a legislative assembly.
Example sentences
  • A Nevada state legislative assemblyman for the area, and the chairman of the Lander County Commission, were both denied the right to testify in a prior hearing set to consider wireline phones for the area.
  • In California, one assemblyman just introduced legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.
  • One state assemblyman said, ‘It's all very nice to be politically correct here, but we're talking about terrorism.’

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Syllabification: as·sem·bly·man

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