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appointment

uh paw int muhnt

  • n  the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
    the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee
  • n  a meeting arranged in advance
  • n  (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
  • n  a person who is appointed to a job or position
  • n  the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed
    he applied for an appointment in the treasury
  • 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

  • In Saudi Arabia small changes carry deep meaning, so the appointment earlier this year of Norah al-Faiz as Deputy Minister for Women's Education was nothing short of an earthquake .
  • The controversies surrounding some of the recent gubernatorial appointments to vacant Senate seats make it painfully clear that such appointments are an anachronism that must end.
  • Last week the White House announced these nominations and appointments: To be Ambassador to Ireland: William Howard Taft III, scholarly eldest son of the Senator,.
News & Articles

  • Appointment-Plus Online Scheduling Software Announces Winners of May National Photo Month Contest
    Appointment-Plus conducted the photo contest to recognize the talents of professional and amateur photographers worldwide. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10829461.htm
    June 13, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Appointment to the Canadian Museum of Nature Board of Trustees
    GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the appointment of Stephen J. Henley as Chairperson of the Canadian ...
    June 12, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Appointment to the National Seniors Council
    GATINEAU, QC, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), today announced the appointment of two new members to...
    June 12, 2013 - PR Newswire
Quotes

  • Dick Durbin in USA Today
    No appointment by this governor, under these circumstances, could produce a credible replacement,Durbin tells reporters.
  • Max Baucus in CBS News
    He added, "Despite the recess appointment, I look forward to working with CMS as they implement health reform to deliver the better health care outcomes and lower costs for patients we fought to pass in the landmark health reform law."
  • John McCain in guardian.co.uk
    The chairman of the [Securities and Exchange Commission] serves at the appointment of the president and, in my view, has betrayed the public's trust,McCain told supporters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "If I were president today, I would fire...

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