Meaning of ASSIGNMENT in English

ASSIGNMENT

n. 1 allotment, allocation, apportionment, giving (out), distribution Assignment of posts in the Cabinet is the responsibility of the Prime Minister 2 task, obligation, responsibility, chore, duty, position, post, charge, job, mission, commission; lesson, homework Every agent is expected to carry out his assignment The school assignment for tomorrow is an essay on Alexander Pope. 3 appointment, designation, naming, nomination The assignment of Neil Mackay to the post was a stroke of genius 4 designation, specification, ascription In ancient medicine, the assignment of the functions of the organs was often wrong

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