Translation of "appoint" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

appoint

verb [ T ] (CHOOSE) 选择 uk us /əˈpɔɪnt/

to choose someone officially for a job or responsibility

任命;委派
We've appointed three new teachers this year. 我们今年已经任用了3名新教师。
He's just been appointed (as) director of the publishing division. 他刚刚被任命为出版科科长。
[ + to infinitive ] A commission has just been appointed to investigate fraud claims. 刚委派了一个委员会去调查诈骗的说法是否属实。

(Translation of “appoint verb (CHOOSE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)