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English definition of “assign sb to sth”

assign sb to sth

phrasal verb with assign     /əˈsaɪn/ verb [T]
C2 to choose someone to do a particular job: Which police officer has been assigned to this case?Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
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