Meaning of APPOINT in English

APPOINT

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

appoint a cabinet

The Prime Minister appoints the cabinet.

appoint a commission (= choose the members of a commission )

The President appointed a commission to develop standards in schools.

appoint a leader (= officially announce that someone is leader )

Green was appointed deputy leader.

appoint sb to a post (= give someone a job officially )

Mr Collingwood has been appointed to the post of Headteacher.

appoint/set up/form a committee

The council appointed a special committee to study the issue.

be appointed to the board

They agreed that an independent chairman should be appointed to the board.

choose/appoint a successor

The Board met to choose his successor.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

newly

Its future is assured, thanks to the support of newly appointed headteacher Robert Powell.

Emygdius' ability to evangelize created such a stir that the newly appointed bishop was beheaded.

Five members were newly appointed including two women.

But the newly appointed national security adviser has been assiduously built into a prominent player in the Bush team.

In March 1981 the office-holders of the association decided to invite the newly appointed Ambassador Popov to lunch.

Still, newly appointed Cabinet members maintained a cautious outlook after their morning meeting.

recently

Martha was the recently appointed tutor in creative writing.

Rod Grams recently appointed a Pennington County extension agent to his rural policy task force.

He was also an enthusiastic sportsman, and was recently appointed an honorary chairman of Selkirk Cricket Club.

Problems by the bushel await Prior and his recently appointed team of deputies.

■ NOUN

authority

Third, all but the smallest local authorities should appoint a management board of between five and nine members.

In return, local authorities were empowered to appoint the teachers in such schools for all subjects other than religious instruction.

This was due to the lethargy of the central and guberniia authorities who appointed local committee members.

Health post: Yorkshire regional health authority has appointed Len Wright as its new director of finance.

Makarenko also dealt summarily with the Poltava educational authorities who had appointed him in the first place.

The principal officers of the local authority are those which the authority decides to appoint .

Health authorities are currently appointing some health professionals, mainly doctors, into managerial positions with nursing as part of their remit.

board

Third, all but the smallest local authorities should appoint a management board of between five and nine members.

He will appoint a five-member board that serves at his pleasure to oversee development of the island for city use.

It was at this time that the wellknown property mover and solicitor Noel Smyth appointed nominees to the board of Chestvale.

Then, Clinton also intervened, without appointing an emergency board , by appealing to both parties to agree to binding arbitration.

Sonia Land was appointed to the Board on 25 March 1992.

Taylor was appointed to the UMass board by Gov.

He joined the Screen Actors Guild in 1937 and was appointed to its board in 1941.

The governor had replaced half of the appointed school board .

cabinet

It chooses a Premier from amongst its number, who then appoints a Cabinet .

Executive power is exercised by the President who appoints and leads the Cabinet .

The normal practice is to appoint a Cabinet of fifteen to twenty-five members.

The President appoints the Cabinet , and is assisted by two Vice-Presidents.

chairman

The board appointed him chairman and managing director, a fulltime post.

Following the defections, Copeland appointed himself treasurer and chairman of his own campaign.

Paul Myners, 51, has been appointed non-executive chairman of the Guardian Media Group.

Martin Brookes has been appointed as the new chairman and succeeds Charlie Jones, who drops to vice chairman.

Judges are normally appointed as chairmen of those numerous committees which are concerned with reform of substantive law or legal procedure.

commission

On 9 October, 1912 the Football League appointed a commission to inquire into alleged illegal payments by the club.

In July, Premier Whitney appointed his own three-man commission of inquiry to examine the subject of electrical power.

He appoints a pontifical commission to conduct the administrative affairs of the state.

They also appointed him to a commission to examine administrative reforms.

Justice J. S. Verma was appointed to head the commission on May 27.

Hoover, our hardest worked man, is at the White House appointing commissions .

The University of Geneva appointed an international commission to investigate their work, which met in August 1983.

He is going to have to appoint a commission to keep track of the commissions that he has appointed.

commissioner

In 1653 he was appointed one of the commissioners for propagating the gospel in northern counties.

Predictably, Dominy managed to overcome such scruples offer he was appointed commissioner .

Rather than intervening directly, the Home Office appointed an independent commissioner , whose report vindicated Dyer's accusations.

Mr Prager has been appointed one of the commissioners to the Paris Exposition.

In 1694 he was appointed a customs commissioner , a post he held until 1701 and again from 1714 onward.

committee

These committees regularly appoint their own members to the Court.

But conservationists were outnumbered on the committee appointed to deal with land conservation.

In 1822, a congressional committee was appointed to explore solutions to the problem.

At a meeting of the Committee appointed to enquire into the Complaints made by the Officers of this Institution.

A committee was then appointed to draw up the rules for the Convention and the delegates adjourned for the weekend.

The committee members are appointed by the Committee of Selection.

Former Senator John Tower was the head of an independent committee , appointed by Reagan, to look into the affair.

company

Other directors will be appointed from within the company , Pegasus says.

Inspectors had been appointed to investigate two companies under the control of Robert Maxwell.

council

The pro-incorporation committee folks argue that nobody who opposed incorporation should be appointed to the council -- once more demonstrating their exclusivity.

Shalala appointed the council in March 1994.

Town, city, and county managers are appointed by a council or commission.

In July, for example, five Catholics were appointed to the Privy Council .

A seven-member board, appointed by the councils in five cities that ring the bay, governs the port.

court

Section 41 imposes a duty on the court to appoint a guardian ad litem in most public law proceedings under the Act.

Whatever is decided will be scrutinized by a court-appointed authority.

All but one of the current justices on the state high court were appointed by the last two Republican governors.

Where the court has appointed a solicitor the guardian ad litem may apply for termination of his appointment.

It is possible therefore for the court to appoint a solicitor even though a guardian has been appointed.

deputy

Problems by the bushel await Prior and his recently appointed team of deputies .

Like any office holder, he could appoint his own deputy .

He seems also to have had the right to appoint deputies to act for him in individual duchy lordships.

Then appoint a deputy to take over the command of the Warden's duties and forces - possibly Sir Simon himself.

When Amis became literary editor of the New Statesman, he appointed Barnes his deputy .

Li Jing, hitherto deputy commander of the navy, was appointed as his deputy.

Carnogursky was appointed First Deputy Premier.

director

Sheila Tindle, 28, has been appointed a local director at the Middlesbrough offices of stockbroker Wise Speke.

It also called a shareholders' meeting to appoint new directors .

When you became a Minister you appointed me Managing Director .

External and internal auditing Internal auditors are appointed by the directors .

executive

In 1987, he was appointed chief executive of Leyland Daf.

The Governor appoints the Premier, who appoints the executive Cabinet.

This would have appointed a new executive committee which, in turn, would have chosen a new chairman.

The Council appoints an Executive Director to control of the day-to-day running of the Society.

Even the Equal Opportunities Commission appointed a male chief executive in 1985.

Tomkins also announced that it had hired an executive search firm to help appoint a new chief executive.

government

The government appointed in January 1938 remained in office for the rest of the war.

Instead, he said, they should act like ambassadors, representing the positions of the government that appoints them.

They are appointed by foreign governments , and once appointed, politically unaccountable.

He promised that the new government he is appointing this week will deliver on the promised benefits of market reforms.

The Government has already appointed a legal team in an effort to push through the building proposals.

The President is both head of state and head of government and appoints a Cabinet.

The Government appointed a special advisor to report upon possible solutions for community care and this report was published in early 1988.

governor

On 25 August 1914 he was, however, appointed Military Governor of Paris, and its defence became entirely his responsibility.

A commission appointed by the governor concluded that even a regiment could not have controlled the mob.

Hong Kong politicians called on Mr Major to end months of uncertainty by immediately appointing a new Governor .

In June 1646 Parliament appointed Mackworth governor of Shrewsbury, an office he held until his death.

guardian

Section 41 imposes a duty on the court to appoint a guardian ad litem in most public law proceedings under the Act.

Where the court has appointed a solicitor the guardian ad litem may apply for termination of his appointment.

You can appoint one or two guardians .

James appointed new guardians with wider powers on each side of the Border, and troops were moved north.

It is particularly important therefore to appoint a guardian .

head

Brigadier-General Dan Harel, commander of the Artillery Corps, was appointed head of an army board of inquiry.

After Clinton was elected in 1992, Herman was appointed head of the White House public liaison office.

Fourth, a chief executive officer should be appointed as the undisputed head of the paid officers of the local authority.

Prop 103 removes civil service protections from appointed department heads .

Former Labour Party member Jac Rabie was appointed as its head .

Who was this Eva Burrows who was being appointed over their heads ?

Read in studio Gloucester's historic King's School has just appointed a new head of school.

judge

She was later appointed a skating judge .

The same would be true if Clinton responds by scaring women about a flood of pro-life Dole-appointed judges .

John Devaux, who became a Recorder and head of chambers in 1989, has been appointed a circuit judge .

Federal judges are appointed , while state judges are elected.

A Recorder who has served for five years may be appointed as a Circuit judge .

At the age of thirty, 1vo was appointed diocesan judge and proved himself to be incorruptible.

There is only the fairness of what politically appointed election officials or politically appointed judges decide.

Four years later, she was appointed supervising judge in Manhattan, where she heard more than 20, 000 cases.

leader

Sometimes it is useful to appoint a team leader to help with the organization of the teams.

But Mitterand accepted the situation, appointing the conservatives' leader , Jacques Chirac, as premier.

manager

Sefton Council is to appoint a youth sport manager in the borough as part of a phased three year sporting programme.

Brent McArthur has been appointed general manager .

Northumbrian Water has appointed two new managers for the Teesside area.

Then Michael Brown was appointed city manager .

Sealy died in 1813, and Eleanor Coade appointed William Croggon as manager .

John Chambers, 35, has been appointed commercial manager responsible for all estimating and purchasing activities.

member

These committees regularly appoint their own members to the Court.

He then appoints the members of the cabinet and clearly dominates the cabinet in the governmental process.

On Monday Darlington council's transport committee will be recommended to join the steering group and appoint a member .

Still, newly appointed Cabinet members maintained a cautious outlook after their morning meeting.

This was due to the lethargy of the central and guberniia authorities who appointed local committee members .

The council appoints the members of the board once every four years at its statutory meeting.

This standard would also apply to an individual appointed as a member of such a public body.

minister

To ensure that our plans for science and technology diffuse throughout government Labour will appoint a minister for science.

The President appoints the Prime Minister and, on the latter's recommendation, the other members of the government.

The President appoints a Prime Minister and a Cabinet, with whom he governs.

office

Mausolus M 9 shows the satrap appointing two Karians to office in Xanthos.

The King appointed them to high offices of state, which the aristocracy and landed gentry considered to be their prerogative.

Dudley also proved more willing to appoint ducal servants to offices in his gift and to employ them in his own administration.

First priority, however, was to appoint a head office team.

Competitions 1992 was busy again with promoters appointing the Office as Competition Administrators.

officer

When this was not done the judge ordered a receiver to be appointed as an officer of the court in place of the trustees.

Three years later, he was appointed chief financial officer .

Communication Sun Life appointed a relocation officer at executive level who reported directly to the company's general manager.

To further the necessary changes within the workshop we appointed an education officer and an industrial liaison officer.

Specifically the money has been used to appoint a Project Officer , Nick Lewer.

She appointed officers , kept a watch over financial affairs, and made sure the work was progressing smoothly.

Some governing bodies appoint a press officer .

All members will be appointed by honourary officers .

party

Ernest Marples, Macmillan's Transport Minister, appointed two working parties to find solutions.

Chuan had been under considerable pressure to appoint the Democrat Party secretary-general, Maj.-Gen.

The surveyor was duly appointed by the parties under the lease.

person

The main features of committees are: They elect or have appointed a person who chairs the meeting.

Such a clause may provide for the president of the professional body to appoint such a person .

post

Melancia, who had been appointed to the post in mid-1987, had been implicated in a financial scandal in February 1990.

She had been appointed to big post in State Department there.

Eric Connor has been appointed to the new post of director of resources at Northern Electric's operational director's department.

Lahoud, formerly commander in chief of the army, uses officers he has appointed to key posts as his power base.

Cumin makes the significant point that employers appoint school leavers to posts before examination results are known in any case.

Julie Jack, emeritus fellow in philosophy, was appointed to a teaching post at King's College, Cambridge.

Until a generation ago it was not uncommon for a successful parish church organist to be appointed to a cathedral post .

power

Where a guardian ad litem is not appointed initially there is power to appoint at any subsequent stage in the proceedings.

Opponents also cite the city government as an example of where elected officials have abdicated their power to the appointed staff.

Local authorities no longer have the power to appoint their own auditors.

As part of the new consumer protection arrangements, a Pensions Ombudsman with wide-ranging powers has recently been appointed .

The court also has a power to appoint new trustees and to remove a trustee for unfitness or misconduct.

However, in the late eighteenth century the monarch still wielded considerable political power , appointing and dismissing governments according to choice.

Mr Kostunica's main power is in appointing the foreign and defence ministers and the army chief of staff.

president

The President appoints a Vice-President and a Cabinet, all of whom are responsible to the Assembly.

The law allows the president to appoint a three-member presidential emergency board to examine the contract dispute and produce non-binding recommendations.

Executive power is exercised by the President who appoints and leads the Cabinet.

The President appoints the Council of Ministers.

As president , Sukarno appointed and dismissed all the Ministers, who were responsible to him.

receiver

In that case a debenture holder had appointed a receiver , and the directors were allowed to bring a case against him.

Her affairs were placed in the hands of the Court of Protection, which appointed Mrs B receiver .

Sound Diffusion ordinary shares were suspended in December at 22p and the group asked its bankers to appoint a receiver .

A creditor may appoint the official receiver to be his general or special proxy.

B and L were unable to keep up with their loan repayments and the bank appointed administrative receivers .

To appoint a receiver is more convenient for the mortgagee than taking possession.

representative

Recommendations on appointing representatives from Aboriginal communities to various local and national policy boards have been implemented.

Wells has appointed a representative or two who occasionally show up at local events.

Each functional manager appoints a representative who is responsible for the project within his department.

On 13 March 1990 Winchester was formally appointed as appointed representative of Norwich Union by a letter of that date.

secretary

He moved even higher when later appointed First Secretary of the Writers' Union.

But good news came when Truman appointed Dean Acheson secretary of state.

An outside auditor appointed by the Secretary of Transportation will analyse Amtrak's financial practices, especially its strategic business plan.

If Bush wins, he should appoint Clinton as his secretary of state and give Gore a seat in the cabinet.

Powell lost his bid to have his ally Richard Armitage, appointed as deputy defence secretary under Rumsfeld.

staff

His recommendation was that a commanding officer be appointed with an administrative staff .

Opponents also cite the city government as an example of where elected officials have abdicated their power to the appointed staff .

They might also seek to appoint unqualified staff because of the apparent savings that can be made.

Initially he was appointed to the air staff at Bomber Command.

state

It is for the monarch to appoint counsellors of state whenever she wishes, delegating whatever powers she wishes.

Federal judges are appointed , while state judges are elected.

The three judges I met included the first woman judge to be appointed in Geurrero State .

The head of state would have no powers to dissolve parliament or to appoint state officials without parliamentary approval.

successor

He began as deputy to Sir Michael Checkland and was appointed his successor without any other candidates being interviewed.

Clinton has appointed three successors to the vacant posts.

Richard Baxter appointed Mr. Baldwin his successor as pastor of the believers in Kidderminster.

On Sept. 10 Mohamed Moada was appointed as his successor .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A committee was appointed to consider changes to the Prison Service.

Judge Bailey appointed a new time for the trial.

Pope John Paul II appointed several new bishops.

Schreiber was appointed director of human resources.

Simpson has been appointed to the Memphis Branch board for a three-year term.

The committee was appointed to make recommendations on housing development in the area.

The company has appointed a new sales director.

The French president has appointed a new Minister for Culture.

They have appointed Jane Staller as their new East Coast manager.

This is the first time that a woman has been appointed to the post.

When he was governor, Brown appointed Rose Bird as chief justice of the California Supreme Court.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At the appointed hour for the concert to begin, crowds began streaming off the parade route and into the park.

Departments with an eye to the ratings tend to appoint established researchers with proven records, rather than younger, unpublished candidates.

Opponents also cite the city government as an example of where elected officials have abdicated their power to the appointed staff.

She was later appointed a skating judge.

The pro-incorporation committee folks argue that nobody who opposed incorporation should be appointed to the council -- once more demonstrating their exclusivity.

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