Appoint

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Definition

to appoint: to assign, to designate, to elect, to nominate, to decide
verb
Susie was appointed director of marketing just a few years ago when the boss decided that she was the best candidate for the job.

(at the) appointed (time): (at the time) previously agreed

Examples

  • "Zhi Zhi Wang died of 'natural causes' (according to the police report) in 1992, without appointing a successor to the Wang fortune."
  • "I'm worried that some of the staff might resent the fact that Bruno appointed me."
  • "Susie : Bruno appointed me interim CEO, Philip."
  • "Meet me at the designated spot at the appointed time and place."
  • "As you know, we honor distinguished 'Noses' from around the world, and appoint a 'Nose Genius' each year."

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