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Overview of noun appointment

The noun appointment has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (6) appointment, assignment, designation, naming

(the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee")

2. (1) date, appointment, engagement

(a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date")

3. (1) appointment, fitting

((usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel))

4. appointee, appointment

(a person who is appointed to a job or position)

5. appointment

(the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed; "he applied for an appointment in the treasury")

6. appointment

((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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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