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noun 
  1. The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust.
He erred by the of unsuitable men.
  1. The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.
the of treasurer
  1. Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement.
  2. An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.
They made an to meet at six.
I'm leaving work early because I have a doctor's .
  1. Decree; direction; established order or constitutio.
To submit to the divine appointments.
According to the of the priests. --Ezra vi. 9.
  1. (Law) The exercise of the power of designating (under a power of appointment) a person to enjoy an estate or other specific property; also, the instrument by which the designation is made.
  2. Equipment, furniture, as for a ship or an army; whatever is appointed for use and management; outfit; (pl.) the accouterments of military officers or soldiers, as belts, sashes, swords.
The cavaliers emulated their chief in the richness of their appointments. --Prescott.
I'll prove it in my shackles, with these hands Void of , that thou liest. --Beau. & Fl.
  1. A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment. U.S.
Etymology: Compare with French appointement.


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