Meaning of ASSIGNMENT in English

ASSIGNMENT

■ noun

1》 a task or duty assigned as part of a job or course of study.

2》 the action of assigning.

3》 an act of transferring a legal right or liability.

↘a document effecting a legal transfer of a right or liability.

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