Translation of "assign" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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assignverb [ T ]

uk /əˈsaɪn/ us /əˈsaɪn/

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. 重建这所医院的任务被指派给了联合国部队。
The case has been assigned to our most senior officer. 这个案件已经指派给我们最高级别的警官来处理。

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? 你们定下哪一天进行面试了吗?

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. 侦探们一直无法确定谋杀的动机。
The report assigned the blame for the accident to inadequate safety regulations. 报告中,事故的责任被归咎于安全规章不健全。

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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. 她被派到报社驻柏林的办事处。

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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. 她的财产转让给了她的孙辈。

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