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"appoint" in British English

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appointverb

uk   /əˈpɔɪnt/  us   /əˈpɔɪnt/
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appointverb [T]

 us   /əˈpɔɪnt/
to choose someone officially for a job or responsibility: Commissioner Curtis was appointed by President Bush.
(Definition of appoint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"appoint" in Business English

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appointverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈpɔɪnt/
HR to choose someone officially for a job or responsibility: They still have not appointed his replacement.appoint sb sth She was appointed Chief Executive about 3 years ago.appoint sb as sth KPMG were appointed as administrators.appoint sb to do sth A commission has just been appointed to investigate fraud claims.
formal to arrange a date or time when a meeting or other event will happen: Start the meeting at the appointed time and stick to the agenda.
(Definition of appoint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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