assignment[ uh-sahyn-muhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF assignment
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You've got your berth, you've got your money, you're going to get your passport, and you've got your assignment.
It was at noon of the third day he had been at work when John was given his first assignment.
One of the detectives detailed to this assignment was Hyman Ginsburg.
He had given me the assignment of putting antigrav units into production.
And it can show us that a nation's assignment of a mission to itself is not a sudden growth.
This reversed the assignment, and the rear room became Miss Sanford's.
Then, with quick change of subject, "But I haven't congratulated you on your assignment."
Your assignment, Mr. President, has been exciting and challenging.
The assignment of everyone to a definite post has raised the general spirit.
A corporation may make an assignment just as may an individual.
late 14c., "order, request, directive," from Old French assignement "(legal) assignment (of dower, etc.)," from Late Latin assignamentum, noun of action from Latin assignare (see assign). Meaning "appointment to office" is mid-15c.; that of "a task assigned" (to someone) is from c.1848.