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assignment

as·sign·ment

assignment

 
 
pronunciation:
saIn mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an assigned task, such as a job or lesson.
The history assignment was difficult.My assignment is to clean the horse's stall.
synonyms:
taste
similar words:
duty, job, lesson, mission, task
definition 2: a position for which one is chosen.
We're moving to Tokyo because my dad got an assignment as a reporter there.
synonyms:
position, post
similar words:
appointment
definition 3: the act of assigning.
The coach is responsible for the assignment of positions.
similar words:
appointment, distribution, nomination, selection