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Old November 28, 2020, 08:26 AM
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Se han reunidos

Hi,

...donde se han reunidos los otros.
...where the others are gathered.

Looks good, but I remember a discussion about something very similar: Se han detenido y abrazado.

Why plural reunidos, but singular detenido? In both cases there is more than one person involved.
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The sentence in question contains an error. The verb should read "se han reunido."

This is an example of a pronominal verb (reunirse) conjugated in its present perfect form.
The first step of conjugation is the relocation of the pronoun and to make it agree in person and number with the subject.
The next step is to place a conjugated form of the auxiliary "haber" prior to the main verb. The auxiliary must also agree in person and number with the subject.
The past participle form of the verb appears last.

The past participle, when used to form a perfect tense, is invariable. It doesn't agree with gender or number with the subject. This is where the author made his error.
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I agree with Rusty. It's a typo or the author doesn't speak Spanish well.
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Old November 28, 2020, 09:32 PM
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Thanks!

I see a pattern here: a typo missed by the spell checker. Happens all the time
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