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appointed

adjective uk   /əˈpɔɪn.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/

appointed adjective (PERSON)

officially chosen for a job or responsibility: I'd like to introduce our newly appointed members of staff.

appointed adjective (DATE)

(of a day or time) arranged for a meeting, etc. to happen: Ten minutes before the appointed time, he sat nervously outside her office.

appointed adjective (ROOM)

formal If buildings or rooms are appointed in a particular way, they have furniture and equipment of the stated standard: It says in the ad that the bathroom is spacious and well appointed.
Translations of “appointed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 被選中的, 被指定的,被委任的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被选中的, 被指定的,被委任的…
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