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assignment

noun

1 assignment

A duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces).

synonym: duty assignment.

Roget 783: transfer, conveyance, assignment, alienation, abalienation; demise, limitation; conveyancing; transmission etc. (transference) 270; enfeoffment, bargain and sale, ... show more

Dutch: opgaaf, opgave, uitdaging



2 assignment

The instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another.

3 assignment

The act of distributing something to designated places or persons:
— The first task is the assignment of an address to each datum.

synonym: assigning.

Polish: przydział

4 assignment

law A transfer of property by deed of conveyance.

synonym: grant.

5 assignment

An undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor).

6 assignment

The act of putting a person into a non-elective position.

synonyms: appointment, designation, naming.

Roget 786: apportionment, allotment, consignment, assignment, appointment; appropriation; dispensation, distribution; division, deal; repartition, partition; administration.    dividend, ... show more

Roget 755: commission, delegation; consignment, assignment; procuration; deputation, legation, mission, embassy; agency, agentship; power of attorney; clerkship; ... show more

Dutch: opdracht, toewijzen
Polish: powołanie


Moby thesaurus: abalienation, accession, accounting for, agency, agentship, alienation, allocation, allotment, amortization, amortizement, anointing, anointment, answerability, application, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrogation, ascription, assignation ... show more.

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