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appoint

verb [T]
 
 
/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.
Translations of “appoint”
in Korean 임명하다…
in Arabic يُعَيِّن…
in French nommer, fixer…
in Turkish resmen atamak, görevlendirmek…
in Italian nominare, incaricare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇, 任命, 委任…
in Russian назначать…
in Polish mianować…
in Spanish nombrar, fijar, convenir…
in Portuguese nomear…
in German einstellen, verabreden…
in Catalan nomenar…
in Japanese ~を指名する, 任命する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 任命, 委派…
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