—adj.kong'gri-git, -gāt"), [key]
—v., -gat•ed, -gat•ing,
to come together; assemble, esp. in large numbers: People waiting for rooms congregated in the hotel lobby.
to bring together in a crowd, body, or mass; assemble; collect.
formed by collecting; collective.
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