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assignment

as·sign·ment

assignment

 
 
pronunciation:
saIn mnt
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an assigned task, such as a job or lesson.
Her English teacher gives more homework assignments than the other teachers.I did the reading assignment on Saturday and the math assignment on Sunday.Your first assignment is to report on the upcoming marathon.
synonyms:
taste
similar words:
allotment, detail, duty, job, lesson, mission, stint, task
definition 2: a position for which one is chosen.
The magazine is giving him a new assignment as a reporter in Tokyo.
synonyms:
position, post
similar words:
appointment, designation
definition 3: the act of assigning.
synonyms:
assignation
similar words:
appointment, apportionment, distribution, nomination, selection
definition 4: a legal transfer of interest, property, or rights.
synonyms:
transfer
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