reassignment


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re·as·sign

 (rē′ə-sīn′)
tr.v. re·as·signed, re·as·sign·ing, re·as·signs
1. To assign to a new position, duty, or location: reassigned the ambassador to a new post.
2. To place in a different category or class.

re·as·sign′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reassignment - assignment to a different dutyreassignment - assignment to a different duty  
assignment, duty assignment - a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces); "hazardous duty"
secondment - the detachment of a person from their regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere
Translations

reassignment

n reasignación f; gender — reasignación de género or sexo, cambio de sexo (fam)
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Before sex reassignment is considered, an attempt at psychotherapy for at least one year should be made, a real-life test of one-year duration should be successfully passed, and the patient should be at least eighteen years old.
In 2009, the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act (MSRRA) gave military spouses the right to retain their state of legal residence after a military reassignment if the couple has established the same residence at the time of their marriage.
She pleaded with the court to allow her to undergo sex reassignment and issue necessary directives for the authorities concerned to change her gender in official documents as per law.
Doctors have recommended that the petitioner undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Doctors suggested her gender reassignment surgery to be performed by the expert doctors.
The Prison Officers' Association said they had "concerns" about the implications of prisoners who are undergoing gender reassignment.
The CSC regional office denied Tapia's appeal but the CSC central office eventually reversed it, saying Tapia's reassignment amounted to constructive dismissal.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 ( ANI ): The woman constable, who had filed a plea in the Bombay High Court seeking permission to undergo sex reassignment surgery, on Monday underwent a medical test at Sir JJ Hospital in Mumbai.
The comparative investigation of referral process of cases requesting sex reassignment surgery in Tehran legal medicine center, according to the international standards].
I absolutely disagree with Germaine Greer and consider those going through gender reassignment to be women, including those living as women who decide for any number of personal reasons including financial not to go further and undertake surgery.
Ercan TaE-tekin, a former police chief, said in remarks to the BugE-n daily that the reassignment of police officers is part of efforts by the AK Party government to create a partisan police force.
Using the reasoning of that Supreme Court case, the Seventh Circuit seems to have clarified its position regarding whether reassignment is mandatory despite an employer's policy of selecting the best qualified candidate for a position.