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Noun: appointment  u'poynt-munt
  1. The act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee";
    - assignment, designation, naming
  2. A meeting arranged in advance
    - date, engagement
  3. (usually in the plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
    - fitting
  4. A person who is appointed to a job or position
    - appointee
  5. The job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed
    "he applied for an appointment in the treasury"
  6. (law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment
    "she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"

Derived forms: appointments

Type of: business, conclusion, decision, determination, disposal, disposition, furnishing, get together, individual, job, line, line of work, meeting, mortal, occupation, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Appointment