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If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality, I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own.
Richard Cecil

Meaning of "appointment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF APPOINTMENT

appointment  [əˈpɔɪntmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APPOINTMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Appointment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES APPOINTMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of appointment in the English dictionary

The first definition of appointment in the dictionary is an arrangement to meet a person or be at a place at a certain time. Other definition of appointment is the act of placing in a job or position. Appointment is also the person who receives such a job or position.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APPOINTMENT


anointment
əˈnɔɪntmənt
apartment
əˈpɑːtmənt
attaintment
əˈteɪntmənt
confrontment
kɒnˈfrʌntmənt
contentment
kənˈtentmənt
department
dɪˈpɑːtmənt
disappointment
ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt
discontentment
ˌdɪskənˈtɛntmənt
disenchantment
ˌdɪsɪnˈtʃɑːntmənt
enchantment
ɪnˈtʃɑːntmənt
investment
ɪnˈvɛstmənt
miscontentment
ˌmɪskənˈtentmənt
ointment
ˈɔɪntmənt
presentment
prɪˈzɛntmənt
reappointment
ˌriːəˈpɔɪntmənt
recountment
rɪˈkaʊntmənt
relentment
rɪˈlɛntmənt
representment
ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntmənt
resentment
rɪˈzɛntmənt
statement
ˈsteɪtmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APPOINTMENT

appoggiatura
appoggiature
appoint
appointed
appointee
appointer
appointive
appointment television
appointment viewing
appointments bureau
appointor
Appomattox
apport
apportion
apportionable
apportioner
apportionment
apposable
appose
apposer

WORDS THAT END LIKE APPOINTMENT

adjustment
advertisement
allotment
assortment
commitment
compartment
cost-of-living adjustment
enactment
enlistment
fire department
fitment
foreign investment
graphic design department
indictment
one-room apartment
police department
recruitment
service department
State Department
studio apartment
the treatment

Synonyms and antonyms of appointment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «APPOINTMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «appointment» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of appointment

Translation of «appointment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APPOINTMENT

Find out the translation of appointment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of appointment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «appointment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

任命
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nombramiento
570 millions of speakers

English

appointment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नियुक्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

موعد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

назначение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

compromisso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এপয়েন্টমেন্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rendez-vous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelantikan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verabredung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

予約
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

약속
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Janjian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự bổ nhiệm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நியமனம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नियुक्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

randevu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

appuntamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

spotkanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

призначення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

numire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ραντεβού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aanstelling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utnämning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avtale
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of appointment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APPOINTMENT»

The term «appointment» is very widely used and occupies the 6.153 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APPOINTMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «appointment» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «appointment» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about appointment

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10 QUOTES WITH «APPOINTMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word appointment.
1
Greg Abbott
America is sick and tired of spending hour upon hour sitting in their automobile trying to get to work, trying to get kids to school, trying to get to a doctor's appointment.
2
Richard V. Allen
'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party.
3
Charles Babbage
Those from whose pocket the salary is drawn, and by whose appointment the officer was made, have always a right to discuss the merits of their officers, and their modes of exercising the duties they are paid to perform.
4
Spencer Bachus
The completion of the Iraqi cabinet with the appointment of three critical ministers is also confirmation of continued movement toward a just and democratic society in Iraq.
5
Gary Bauer
Presidents have the right to nominate their own cabinet secretaries. But their nominees don't have a right to confirmation. Senators have a constitutional duty to advise and consent to the appointment of all Cabinet officials. They should take that duty seriously.
6
Edward McKendree Bounds
Prayer is a specific divine appointment, an ordinance of Heaven, whereby God purposes to carry out His gracious designs on earth and to execute and make efficient the plan of salvation.
7
Dana Brunetti
Appointment viewing is dead, and I think it is going away.
8
Eddie Campbell
You had to make an appointment to see her. But it was just a crazy spectacle, people filing past.
9
Russ Carnahan
We have a VA hospital back home in St. Louis. Like many of our colleagues, we hear continued concerns about the access and the service. I have seen a statistic that more than 60,000 veterans today are waiting more than 6 months for an appointment at a VA hospital.
10
Richard Cecil
If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality, I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APPOINTMENT»

Discover the use of appointment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to appointment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Appointment
Bone-spare and intense, The Appointment is a pitiless rendering of the terrors of a crushing regime.
Herta Müller, 2010
2
Appointment in Samarra
The best-loved book by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz compared to the author of The Great Gatsby, calling him “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald” One of the great novels of small-town American life, Appointment in Samarra is John O’Hara’s ...
John O'Hara, 2013
3
Professional Beauty Care Daily Appointment Book: With ...
This is the only appointment book that covers a full calendar year with up to four columns. Important information from Milady business and reference titles is included in an exclusive reference section.
Milady/Thomson Learning, 2000
4
Divine Appointment
This story chronicles the humble beginnings of two people who met and submitted to God's direction for their lives.
Anita Onarecker Wood, 2010
5
Appointment
Death, disguised as an old woman, searches for Abdullah the servant.
Alan Benjamin, William Somerset Maugham, Roger Essley, 1993
6
Appointment of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of ...
The Home Affairs Committee is content for the Home Secretary to proceed with Mr Winsor's appointment. This is considered against the background that his nomination was controversial.
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Home Affairs Committee, 2012
7
A Divine Appointment: A Memoir
Author Janice Knuth-Gordon shows you, using her own firsthand life experiences, how, if you just breathe in the name of God, you can successfully overcome life's trials and tribulations. He is always there.
Janice Knuth-Gordon, 2011
8
Appointment With a Stranger
Deeply self-conscious about her severe asthma attacks, high school student Keller Parrish finds solace in the company of an attractive but mysterious boy at a remote pond, unaware that he is an insubstantial echo of a forty-year-old tragedy ...
Jean Thesman, 1991
9
An Appointment with the King: Ideas for Jump-Starting Your ...
This book first answers the question 'Where do I start?' with step-by-step instructions on how to spend time with God and practical ideas for experiencing him more fully.
Joel Comiskey, 2011
10
Appointment of Dr Ben Broadbent to the Monetary Policy ...
Dr Ben Broadbent was appointed to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England on 7 March 2011, folloiwng the departure of Dr Andrew Sentance.
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Treasury Committee, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APPOINTMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term appointment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Court confirms appointment of Clery's liquidators
The High Court has confirmed the appointment of joint liquidators to the company which formerly operated Clery's department store. «Irish Times, Jul 15»
2
Liverpool confirm O'Driscoll appointment
Liverpool have confirmed the appointment of Sean O'Driscoll as assistant manager and the promotion of academy coach Pep Lijnders to ... «ITV News, Jul 15»
3
Sheffield Wednesday: Palmer queries 'strange' Carvalhal appointment
He told The Star: “To me, it is a very, very strange appointment. “The chairman [Dejphon Chansiri] wants to get in the Premier League by 2017 ... «The Star, Jul 15»
4
7-month-old baby had hospital appointment cancelled because she …
A seven-month-old baby had a hospital appointment cancelled because she was accidentally registered as dead. Mum Emma Carr took little ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
Senior appointment at Mulbury Homes
Lorna Senior joins Lymm-based Mulbury Homes as engineering manager from Keepmoat Homes where she procured and managed ... «Manchester Evening News, Jul 15»
6
UNESCO appointment announced
Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced the appointment of Dr Arapata Hakiwai to the New Zealand National Commission for the ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
7
'Serving of justice a miracle in such a flawed appointment system …
In a damning report, the watchdog noted the lack of a formal appointment process, with no invitation to apply and no interviews held. «MaltaToday, Jul 15»
8
Tension In Kaduna As Youths Block Highways To Protest …
... blocked the major roads leading to Chikun local government area of Kaduna State in protest of the appointment of Hajiya Hadiza Yahuza as ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»
9
Pallavi Joshi quits FTII society over Gajendra Chauhan's …
The popular television and Marathi actress has shown her discomfort on the recent appointment of BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as FTII ... «IBNLive, Jul 15»
10
Delhi Congress holds protests demanding appointment of Lokayukta
New Delhi : Members of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) on Monday took out a protest march against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ... «Newsx, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Appointment [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/appointment>. May 2020 ».
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