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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.
Her English teacher gives more homework assignments than the other teachers.Your first assignment is to sweep out the barn.
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