appoint verb (PERSON)
- The truth is that they appoint no more than a token number of women to managerial jobs.
- He'll be the acting director until they can appoint a permanent one.
- The police have appointed a liaison officer to work with the local community.
- The government has appointed a drugs tsar to co-ordinate the fight against drug abuse.
- A top German engineer has been appointed to troubleshoot the cause of the accident.