Translation of "appoint" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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appointverb

uk /əˈpɔɪnt/ us /əˈpɔɪnt/

appoint verb (PERSON)

C1 [ T ] to choose someone officially for a job or responsibility

任命;委任
We've appointed three new teachers this year. 我們今年已經任用了三名新教師。
He's just been appointed (as) director of the publishing division. 他剛剛被任命為出版部主任。
[ + to infinitive ] A commission has just been appointed to investigate fraud claims. 剛委任了一個委員會去調查詐騙的說法是否屬實。

More examples

  • 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.

appoint verb (DATE)

[ T usually passive ] formal to arrange a date or time when a meeting or other event will happen

約定,安排(日期、時間)
A date has been appointed for the election. 選舉日期已定。

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