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assign

verb [T] uk   /əˈsaɪn/ us  

assign verb [T] (CHOOSE)

C1 [often passive] to give a particular job or piece of work to someone: [+ two objects] UN troops were assigned the task of rebuilding the hospital. The case has been assigned to our most senior officer. If you assign a time for a job or activity, you decide it will be done during that time: Have you assigned a day for the interviews yet? If you assign a characteristic or value to something, you say that it has it: Each visitor to the site chooses an online alter ego, which is assigned a name. to decide a reason for something: Detectives have been unable to assign a motive for the murder. The report assigned the blame for the accident to inadequate safety regulations.
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assign verb [T] (SEND)

C2 to send someone somewhere to do a job: She was assigned to the newspaper's Berlin office.
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  • She was assigned to the Paris office.
  • All the team were assigned to Poland.

assign verb [T] (COMPUTING)

specialized computing to put a value in a particular position in the memory of a computer

assign verb [T] (GIVE LEGALLY)

specialized law to give property, money, or rights using a legal process: Her property was assigned to her grandchildren.
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Traducciones de “assign”
en español asignar, atribuir, destinar…
en francés assigner (à), affecter (à)…
en alemán übertragen, zuteilen…
en chino (tradicionál) 選擇, 分配, 分派…
en ruso поручать…
en turco görevlendirmek, görev vermek…
en chino (simplificado) 选择, 分配, 分派…
en polaco przydzielać, wyznaczać…
(Definition of assign from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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