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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.
Translations

appointments

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appointment(s) book
appointments bureau
appointments diary
References in classic literature ?
The count, in the presence of his tradespeople and of his servants, was engaged in praising or blaming, as the case seemed to deserve, the appointments, horses, and harness that were being submitted to him; when, in the midst of this important occupation, the name of Manicamp was announced.
By the by, De Wardes," continued De Guiche, "you who are so well acquainted with these matters, can you tell us, probably, what appointments are still vacant at the court; or rather in the prince's household?
It is SUFFICIENT for such a government that the persons administering it be appointed, either directly or indirectly, by the people; and that they hold their appointments by either of the tenures just specified; otherwise every government in the United States, as well as every other popular government that has been or can be well organized or well executed, would be degraded from the republican character.
In his military capacity he commands the federal troops, provides for garrisons, and in general regulates military affairs; disposes of all appointments, from colonels to ensigns, and of the governments and posts of fortified towns.
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.
You are in London for so short a time and you seem to be keeping appointments all the while.
Folding the letter and smoothing it with a massive ivory knife, and putting it in an envelope with the money, he rang the bell with the gratification it always afforded him to use the well arranged appointments of his writing-table.
I held a high office," the Convict humbly replied, "and sold subordinate appointments.
For God's sake, my dear friend," replied the minister, "don't talk of those appointments just now; let me have an hour's peace
Come what may of it," I said, "I mean to keep the appointment.
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.
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.