Assign

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Definition

to assign: to allocate, to give a task to, to designate
verb
The boss assigned me this chair when I arrived at the company.

an assignment: a mission, a task, a responsibility; a piece of work for school
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: I was assigned this office when I arrived here.
US: I've been assigned a very important task.
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Examples

  • "Assigned to"
  • "That being said, the marketing department has decided to assign this project to an outside ad agency."
  • "I wish you luck with this rather special assignment!"
  • "Philip : I assign prospective clients to the team, and advise the staff on dealing with difficult prospects."
  • "I have a special assignment for you!"
  • "You might consider assigning him some relaxation exercises."

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