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appointment

ap·point·ment

appointment

 
pronunciation:
poInt mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of choosing or naming for an office or duty.
The appointment of the new judge was made public today.
synonyms:
assignment, nomination
similar words:
commission, delegation, installation, investment
definition 2: a position held by one who is appointed.
Her appointment to the president's staff lasted four years.
synonyms:
office, position, post
similar words:
berth, job, place, station
definition 3: an arrangement to meet or to do something.
Tom has an appointment with the dentist.
synonyms:
engagement
similar words:
arrangement, date, meeting, rendezvous