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Dictionary definition for: Appointment

1. (n) the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

2. (n) a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"

3. (n) (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)

4. (n) a person who is appointed to a job or position

5. (n) the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed; "he applied for an appointment in the treasury"

6. (n) (law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment; "she allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"

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