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Possibly they should be reassigned to duties more suited to their abilities.

A (p. 137) number of these men were reassigned to other units.

Now he stopped at the entrance to the ship where he had been reassigned a berth for the night shift.

It was high time the government investigated category assignment and reshuffled and reassigned half the nation's population.

I learned that the route had been changed, and I reassigned them, at the same time.

Because I reassigned them, at the same time I briefed them, and made these other assignments.

Although I shall not be reassigned to the coast-guard service, I am permitted to retain the animal at my own expense.

The technically unqualified but still "usable" men would be reassigned to black service units.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French assiginer (13c.) "assign, set (a date, etc.); appoint legally; allot," from Latin assignare "to mark out, to allot by sign, assign, award," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + signare "make a sign," from signum "mark" (see sign). Main original use was in English law, in transferences of personal property. General meaning "to fix, settle, determine, appoint" is from c.1300. Related: Assigned; assigning.

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