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ap·point·ment

 (ə-point′mənt)
n.
1.
a. The act of appointing or designating someone for an office or position.
b. The office or position to which one has been appointed.
2. An arrangement to do something or meet someone at a particular time and place. See Synonyms at engagement.
3. appointments Furnishings, fittings, or equipment.
4. Law The act of directing the disposition of property by virtue of a power granted for this purpose.

appointment

(əˈpɔɪntmənt)
n
1. an arrangement to meet a person or be at a place at a certain time
2. the act of placing in a job or position
3. the person who receives such a job or position
4. the job or position to which such a person is appointed
5. (usually plural) a fixture or fitting
6. (Law) property law nomination to an interest in property under a deed or will

ap•point•ment

(əˈpɔɪnt mənt)

n.
1. a fixed mutual agreement for a meeting; engagement: We made an appointment for 9 A.M.
2. a meeting set for a specific time or place.
3. the act of appointing, as to an office or position.
4. an office or position to which a person is appointed.
5. Usu., appointments. equipment; furnishings.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appointment - the act of putting a person into a non-elective positionappointment - the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
decision, determination, conclusion - the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"
nomination - the act of officially naming a candidate; "the Republican nomination for Governor"
co-optation, co-option - the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)
delegacy - the appointment of a delegate
ordinance, ordination - the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders; "the rabbi's family was present for his ordination"
recognition - designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body; "he was unable to make his motion because he couldn't get recognition by the chairman"
2.appointment - a meeting arranged in advanceappointment - a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
get together, meeting - a small informal social gathering; "there was an informal meeting in my living room"
blind date - a date with a stranger; "she never goes on blind dates"
double date - a date in which two couples participate
tryst, rendezvous - a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
date, escort - a participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"
3.appointment - (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)appointment - (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
furnishing - (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
4.appointment - a person who is appointed to a job or positionappointment - a person who is appointed to a job or position
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
5.appointment - the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointedappointment - the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed; "he applied for an appointment in the treasury"
job, line of work, occupation, business, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
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"
disposition, disposal - the act or means of getting rid of something
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

appointment

noun
2. job, office, position, post, situation, place, station, employment, assignment, berth (informal) He is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Society.
3. meeting, interview, date, session, arrangement, consultation, engagement, fixture, rendezvous, tryst (archaic), assignation She has an appointment with her accountant.
4. appointee, candidate, representative, delegate, nominee, office-holder He is the new appointment at RSA.

appointment

noun
1. The act of appointing to an office or position:
2. A post of employment:
Slang: gig.
3. A commitment to appear at a certain time and place:
4. A piece of equipment for comfort or convenience.Used in plural:
Chiefly British: fitting (used in plural).
Translations
موعدمَوْعِدوَظيفَة، تَعْيين
jmenováníschůzka
udnævnelseaftaleansættelse
tapaaminen
imenovanje
megbeszélt időpont
staîa, starfstefnumót
アポイント予約待ち合わせ約束
약속
imenovanjesestanekzmenek
utnämning
การแต่งตั้ง
sự bổ nhiệm

appointment

[əˈpɔɪntmənt]
A. N
1. (= arrangement to meet)
1.1. (with client, bank manager etc) → cita f
to meet sb by appointmentreunirse con algn mediante cita previa
I have an appointment at tentengo cita a las diez
do you have an appointment? (to caller) → ¿tiene usted cita?
to keep an appointmentacudir a una cita
to make an appointment (with sb)concertar una cita (con algn)
to make an appointment for three o'clockpedir (una) cita para las tres
1.2. (with dentist, doctor, hairdresser etc) → hora f
I have an appointment at tentengo hora a las diez
do you have an appointment?¿tiene usted hora?
to make an appointment (with sb)pedir hora (con algn)
to make an appointment for three o'clockpedir hora para las tres
2. (to a job) → nombramiento m (to para) (= job) → puesto m, empleo m
there are still several appointments to be madetodavía hay varios nombramientos por hacer
"by appointment to HRH"proveedores oficiales de S.A.R.
"appointments (vacant)" (Press) → oferta de empleo
3. appointments (frm) (= furniture etc) → mobiliario msing
B. CPD appointments board, appointments service N (Univ etc) → oficina f de colocación
appointments bureau Nagencia f de colocaciones

appointment

[əˈpɔɪntmənt] n
[person] (to post)nomination f
"appointments" → "offres d'emploi"
(= arrangement to meet) → rendez-vous m
I've got a dental appointment → J'ai rendez-vous chez le dentiste.
to make an appointment → prendre rendez-vous
to make an appointment with sb → prendre rendez-vous avec qn
by appointment → sur rendez-vous
by appointment only → sur rendez-vous uniquement

appointment

n
(= pre-arranged meeting)Verabredung f; (= business appointment, appointment with doctor, lawyer etc)Termin m(with bei); to make or fix an appointment with somebodymit jdm eine Verabredung treffen/einen Termin mit jdm vereinbaren; I made an appointment to see the doctorich habe mich beim Arzt angemeldet or mir beim Arzt einen Termin geben lassen; do you have an appointment?sind Sie angemeldet?; to keep an appointmenteinen Termin einhalten; by appointmentauf Verabredung; (on business, to see doctor, lawyer etc) → mit (Vor)anmeldung, nach Vereinbarung
(= act of appointing) (to a job) → Einstellung f; (to a post) → Ernennung f; (to an office) → Berufung f(to zu); his appointment to the position of treasurerseine Bestellung zum Schatzmeister; this office is not filled by appointment but by electionfür dieses Amt wird man nicht bestellt or berufen, sondern gewählt; “by appointment (to Her Majesty)” (on goods) → königlicher Hoflieferant
(= post)Stelle f; appointments (vacant)Stellenangebote pl
appointments
pl (= furniture etc)Ausstattung f, → Einrichtung f

appointment

[əˈpɔɪntmənt] n
a. (arrangement to meet) → appuntamento
by appointment → su or per appuntamento
have you an appointment? (to caller) → ha un appuntamento?
to keep an appointment → non mancare a un appuntamento
she won't be able to keep the appointment → non potrà venire all'appuntamento
to make an appointment with sb → prendere un appuntamento con qn
b. (to a job) → nomina; (job) → posto, carica (Press) "appointments (vacant)""offerte di impiego"

appoint

(əˈpoint) verb
1. to give (a person) a job or position. They appointed him manager; They have appointed a new manager.
2. to fix or agree on (a time for something). to appoint a time for a meeting.
apˈpointed adjective
He arrived before the appointed time.
apˈpointment noun
1. (an) arrangement to meet someone; I made an appointment to see him.
2. the job or position to which a person is appointed. His appointment was for one year only.

appointment

موعد jmenování udnævnelse Verabredung ραντεβού cita, nombramiento tapaaminen rendez-vous imenovanje appuntamento 予約 약속 aanstelling avtale spotkanie compromisso, nomeação назначение utnämning การแต่งตั้ง randevu sự bổ nhiệm 任命

appointment

n. cita, consulta, turno; [job related] nombramiento, cargo.

appointment

n cita
References in classic literature ?
Manicamp wishes for the appointment of a second maid of honor.
No, monsieur le comte, the second appointment is for Mademoiselle de la Baume le Blanc de la Valliere.
Come what may of it," I said, "I mean to keep the appointment.
And according to one, this mode of appointment is extended to one of the co-ordinate branches of the legislature.
They hold their seats, some for life, some for six, three, and one years; from two provinces they continue in appointment during pleasure.
When she forced him to make appointments he sent telegrams to her at the last moment to put himself off; and his landlady (the first three months of his appointment he was spending in rooms) had orders to say he was out when Mildred called.
I really have rather an important appointment this afternoon.
However, now that the glove had been thrown down to him, he had boldly picked it up and demanded the appointment of a special commission to investigate and verify the working of the Board of Irrigation of the lands in the Zaraisky province.
After some time they began to think themselves ill-treated in the appointment of so inert a Ruler, and sent a second deputation to Jupiter to pray that he would set over them another sovereign.
Such an appointment is in the best interests of the administration.
But there is a government of another sort, in which men govern those who are their equals in rank, and freemen, which we call a political government, in which men learn to command by first submitting to obey, as a good general of horse, or a commander-in-chief, must acquire a knowledge of their duty by having been long under the command of another, and the like in every appointment in the army: for well is it said, no one knows how to command who has not himself been under command of another.
I held a high office," the Convict humbly replied, "and sold subordinate appointments.