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gathering

Line breaks: gath¦er|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈɡað(ə)rɪŋ
 
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Definition of gathering in English:

noun

1An assembly or meeting, especially one held for a specific purpose: a family gathering
More example sentences
  • Difficult meetings, family gatherings and so on can be chances to use your new skills.
  • The auditorium will serve as a meeting place for public gatherings and academic conferences.
  • I mean this is something for the people to think about and the purpose of a gathering like this is for me, through this forum, to talk directly to the people of Australia.
Synonyms
assemblage, collection, company, congregation, audience, crowd, throng, mass, multitude, group, party, band, knot, flock, mob, horde, pack
informal get-together
formal concourse
historical conventicle
2A group of leaves taken together, one inside another, in binding a book.
Example sentences
  • Of course, it is not possible to have eleven leaves in one gathering of a quarto book.

Words that rhyme with gathering

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