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"appoint" in American English

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appointverb [T]

us   /əˈpɔɪnt/
to choose someone officially for a job or responsibility: Commissioner Curtis was appointed by President Bush.
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"appoint" in British English

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appointverb

uk   /əˈpɔɪnt/ us   /əˈpɔɪnt/
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"appoint" in Business English

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appointverb [T]

uk   /əˈpɔɪnt/ us  
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.
(Definition of appoint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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