Translation of "appointment" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /əˈpɔɪnt.mənt/ us /əˈpɔɪnt.mənt/

appointment noun (ARRANGEMENT)

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. 勞駕,我要預約埃文斯醫生的門診。
She had to cancel her dental appointment. 她不得不取消去看牙醫的預約。
[ + to infinitive ] I've got an appointment to see Ms Edwards at two o'clock. 我兩點鐘和愛德華茲女士有個約會。
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. 如果沒有秘書提醒,他會把所有的約會通通忘掉。
That's the second appointment he's missed. 這是他第二次失約。
by appointment

at a previously arranged time

House for sale, two bedrooms. Viewing by appointment only. 兩房房子出售,看房請務必預約。

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appointment noun (JOB)

C2 [ C or U ] the act of officially choosing someone for a job, or the job itself

his appointment as senior lecturer 聘任他為高級講師
We would like to announce the appointment of Julia Lewis as head of sales. 我們很高興地宣佈朱麗亞‧路易士被任命為銷售部主任。
Our department expects to make five new appointments (= appoint five new people) this year alone. 我們部門預計今年一年就會聘任五位新職員。
by appointment

in the UK, used by businesses to show that their goods and services are sold to a member of the royal family

Carter's Ltd, confectioners by appointment to the Queen 卡特有限公司,女王禦准糖果商

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