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  Definition of appointment
  1. (law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment; "she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
  2. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
  3. the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed; "he applied for an appointment in the treasury"
  4. (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
  5. a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
  6. a person who is appointed to a job or position
Similar Words: assignment, designation, naming, fitting, date, engagement, appointee

 

Hyponyms: nomination, co-option, co-optation, delegacy, ordination, ordinance, recognition, blind date, double date, tryst, rendezvous

 

Derivational Morphology: name, nominate, make, appoint, constitute, delegate, designate, depute, assign, equip, fit, fit out, outfit, go steady, go out, date, see, charge

 

 
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