Translation of "assign" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (CHOOSE) 選擇 uk us /əˈsaɪn/

[ 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. 重建這間醫院的任務被指派給了聯合國部隊。
The case has been assigned to our most senior officer. 這宗案件已經指派給我們最高職級的警官來處理。

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? 你們定了哪一天進行面試了嗎?

If you assign a characteristic to something, you state that it has it.


to decide a reason for something

Detectives have been unable to assign a motive for the murder. 偵探們一直無法確定謀殺的動機。
The report assigned the blame for the accident to inadequate safety regulations. 報告中,事故責任被歸咎於安全規章不健全。

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