General Assembly

General Assembly
noun
the supreme deliberative assembly of the United Nations
Hypernyms: ↑deliberative assembly
Member Holonyms: ↑United Nations, ↑UN

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noun
1. : the highest ecclesiastical judiciary or governing board of certain national churches (as of the Presbyterian Church)
2. : a legislative body; specifically : the legislature of some states of the United States (as So. Carolina)
3. : a supreme deliberative body (as of the United Nations)

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1. the legislature in some states of the U.S.
2. the main deliberative body of the United Nations, composed of delegations from member nations.
[1610-20, Amer.]

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General Assembly
The highest court of the Presbyterian Church or the United Reformed Church
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Main Entry:assemble
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General Assembly see under ↑assemble
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Main Entry:general

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general assembly,
an assembly of all the representatives or members of any organization: »

The school held a general assembly.

General Assembly,
1. the legislature of certain states of the United States.
2. the deliberative body of the United Nations, made up of delegates from every member nation.
3. the supreme legislative or governing body of a national church.
4. the lawmaking body of any country.

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