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noun gathering pronunciation in American English /ˈɡæð(ə)rɪŋ/
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singulargathering
pluralgatherings
  1. 1
    [countable] a group of people meeting together
    a large social gathering
    the greatest ever gathering of world leaders in one place at one time
    Easter is one of the best times for a family gathering.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process or activity of collecting information
    a secret intelligence gathering operation

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