Translation of assemble in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈsembəl/


  • 1.1 (construct) [car] montar, ensamblar; [kit/model] armar
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    • Also, it can wait for a customer's order before assembling a machine, which means it can operate with an extraordinarily lean production system.
    • The first phase of the project revolved around infrastructure and assembling the machine.
    • She had never actually assembled the machine but there were four similar parts that she was dealing with.
    1.2 (get together) [people/team] reunir*
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    • At the end, it said: ‘a large crowd assembled outside the church to see her departure.’
    • A tremendous crowd assembled outside the French Embassy shortly after the news was made known.
    • Every evening at about seven-thirty crowds began assembling outside the General Post Office to watch the departure of the Royal Mail coaches.
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    • Director David C. Thomas assembles the surviving members of the group to tell their story, and remarkably has a treasure trove of home movies, concert and TV footage to illustrate every stage of the group's existence.
    • We want to continue this investigation to a point at which we have assembled the kind of evidence that we believe provides the basis for prosecution.
    • ‘A large and growing body of evidence has been assembled effectively pointing to her innocence,’ he claimed.
    1.3 (gather) [facts/evidence] recopilar, recoger*; [collection] reunir*, acumular 1.4 [Computing/Informática] ensamblar
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    • We plan to assemble a program that combines the method described here with a kinematics method to permit fulltime operation.
    • From that it creates program code it can then assemble into executable machine code.
    • Sequences were verified manually and contigs were assembled using the computer program Sequencer v 4.0.


  • 1.1 (gather) [crowd/troops] reunirse*, congregarse* [formal] the meeting had not yet assembled los asistentes a la reunión aún no se habían congregado [formal] 1.2
    (assembled past participle of/participio pasado de)
    the assembled spectators el público asistente she addressed the assembled meeting/guests se dirigió a la concurrencia/los invitados allí congregados [formal]

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