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appointment

noun (ARRANGEMENT)    /əˈpɔɪnt.mənt/
A2 [C] a formal arrangement to meet or visit someone at a particular time and place : I'd like to make an appointment with Dr Evans, please . She had to cancel her dental appointment. [+ to infinitive] I've got an appointment to see Ms Edwards at two o'clock. I've got a two o'clock appointment with Ms Edwards. If he didn't have a secretary to remind him, he wouldn't keep (= remember to be present at) any of his appointments. That's the second appointment he's missed .Meeting peopleOfficial meetings by appointment at a previously arranged time : House for sale , two bedrooms . Viewing by appointment only.Meeting peopleOfficial meetings
(Definition of appointment noun (ARRANGEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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