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appoint

verb uk   /əˈpɔɪnt/ us  

appoint verb (PERSON)

C1 [T] to choose someone officially for a job or responsibility: We've appointed three new teachers this year. He's just been appointed (as) director of the publishing division. [+ to infinitive] A commission has just been appointed to investigate fraud claims.
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appoint verb (DATE)

[T usually passive] formal to arrange a date or time when a meeting or other event will happen: A date has been appointed for the election.
Translations of “appoint”
in Korean 임명하다…
in Arabic يُعَيِّن…
in French nommer, fixer…
in Turkish resmen atamak, görevlendirmek…
in Italian nominare, incaricare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇, 任命, 委任…
in Russian назначать…
in Polish mianować…
in Spanish nombrar, fijar, convenir…
in Portuguese nomear…
in German einstellen, verabreden…
in Catalan nomenar…
in Japanese ~を指名する, 任命する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 任命, 委派…
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