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assignment

uh sahyn muhnt

  • n  a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
  • n  the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another
  • n  the act of distributing something to designated places or persons
    the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum
  • n  (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
  • n  an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)
  • n  the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

  • Later in the week another photographer on assignment for Newsweek, Olivier Rebbot, 31, was shot in the chest by a sniper while covering the fighting at San Francisco Gotera.
  • As the CIA-leak case heated up, Wilson kept criticizing the Administration, while Plame kept a low profile, ultimately leaving the CIA for a better assignment: taking care of the .
  • It was a dream assignment, a chance to escape Washington and work in exotic environs on a big story.
News & Articles

  • Mets Designate Collin McHugh For Assignment
    The Mets have designated right-handed pitcher Collin McHugh for assignment, according to the team (Twitter link). The move clears a roster space for Carlos Torres, who was promoted earlier today. McHugh had appeared with the Mets briefly this season, pitching to a 10.29 ERA, 3.9 K/9, and 3.5 BB/9 over seven innings. The 25-year-old performed much better in Triple-A Las Vegas this year, with a 2 ...
    June 15, 2013 - MLB Trade Rumors
  • Bryce Harper injury: Nationals OF will need rehab assignment before returning
    The Washington Nationals plan to send injured outfielder Bryce Harper on a brief minor league rehab assignment before he returns to the team's lineup, according to comments manager Davey Johnson made to MLB.com's Bill Ladson . The 20-year-old Harper will likely play for Class A Potomac to test out his injured left knee in a game situation, but the date for this has not been set.
    June 15, 2013 - Philly.com
  • Assignment Editor
    The assignment desk is the center of it all, breaking stories, assigning crews and coordinating with producers. We’re looking for someone who gets a rush from juggling it all. FOX40 is not your boring TV station. We are an aggressive …
    June 13, 2013 - FOX40 Sacramento
Quotes

  • Bob Costas in SouthFlorida.com
    He brought a reporter's eye, a literate touch, and above all a personal humanity to every assignment,Costas said. "He had a combination of qualities seldom seen in the history of the medium, not just sports."
  • Manny Acta in ESPN
    Asdrubal is taking ground balls and he will go with us to Tampa and take batting practice on Friday, Saturday and Sunday,Acta said. "Then we'll see if he's able to go on a rehab assignment. We can't feel sorry for ourselves because of the...
  • Phil Jackson in 940 News
    Sasha had an assignment out there tonight and he played Ginobili very well,Jackson said. "Offensively, Sasha had a lot better games, but defensively, that was one of his best."

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