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My assignment was in the communications office, where I typed out dispatches.
Jack Adams

Meaning of "assignment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ASSIGNMENT

assignment  [əˈsaɪnmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASSIGNMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Assignment 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 ASSIGNMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of assignment in the English dictionary

The first definition of assignment in the dictionary is something that has been assigned, such as a mission or task. Other definition of assignment is a position or post to which a person is assigned. Assignment is also the act of assigning or state of being assigned.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASSIGNMENT


alignment
əˈlaɪnmənt
alinement
əˈlaɪnmənt
confinement
kənˈfaɪnmənt
consignment
kənˈsaɪnmənt
definement
dɪˈfaɪnmənt
designment
dɪˈzaɪnmənt
dessignment
dɪˈzaɪnmənt
enshrinement
ɪnˈʃraɪnmənt
entertainment
ˌɛntəˈteɪnmənt
entwinement
ɪnˈtwaɪnmənt
intertwinement
ˌɪntəˈtwaɪnmənt
malignment
məˈlaɪnmənt
misalignment
mɪsəˈlaɪnmənt
nonalignment
ˌnɒnəˈlaɪnmənt
overrefinement
ˌəʊvərɪˈfaɪnmənt
realignment
ˌriːəˈlaɪnmənt
reassignment
ˌriːəˈsaɪnmənt
refinement
rɪˈfaɪnmənt
repinement
rɪˈpaɪnmənt
resignment
rɪˈzaɪnmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASSIGNMENT

assiege
assiento
assign
assignability
assignable
assignably
assignat
assignation
assignee
assigner
assignor
assimilability
assimilable
assimilably
assimilate
assimilation
assimilationism
assimilationist
assimilative
assimilatively

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASSIGNMENT

abandonment
adjournment
adornment
advertisement
built environment
cantonment
central government
containment
Department of the Environment
discernment
e-government
enlightenment
environment
Federal Government
government
imprisonment
infotainment
local government
national government
national unity government
open government

Synonyms and antonyms of assignment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ASSIGNMENT»

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

Translation of «assignment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASSIGNMENT

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

Translator English - Chinese

任务
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tarea
570 millions of speakers

English

assignment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

असाइनमेंट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُهِمَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

задание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tarefa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিয়োগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mission
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tugasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Aufgabe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

割り当て
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

임무
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tugas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhiệm vụ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேலையை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अभिहस्तांकन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

atama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

compito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zadanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

завдання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lucrare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανάθεση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

opdrag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uppdrag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oppdrag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of assignment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ASSIGNMENT»

The term «assignment» is very widely used and occupies the 9.474 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASSIGNMENT» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «ASSIGNMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word assignment.
1
Jack Adams
My assignment was in the communications office, where I typed out dispatches.
2
William Albert Allard
What is right? Simply put, it is any assignment in which the photographer has a significant spiritual stake... spiritually driven work constitutes the core of a photographer's contribution to culture.
3
Kenneth Joseph Arrow
My assignment was exclusively in the research field, and my first published paper, On the Optimal Use of Winds for Flight Planning, was the outgrowth of that work.
4
Moran Atias
I always liked creativity, whether it was to draw or sew - any creative assignment I was getting from school, or just on my own.
5
Kiran Bedi
I had a clear vision: if I take up an assignment, I'll do full justice to it; otherwise I'll walk away.
6
Lewis Black
Anybody who likes writing a book is an idiot. Because it's impossible; it's like having a homework assignment every stinking day until it's done. And by the time you get it in, it's done and you're sitting there reading it, and you realize the 12,000 things you didn't do. I mean, writing isn't fun. It's never been fun.
7
Lindy Boggs
It has been a privilege beyond belief for me to have represented the State of Louisiana in Congress and to have been given the blessed assignment of U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.
8
Angela Braly
Be open to opportunity and take risks. In fact, take the worst, the messiest, the most challenging assignment you can find, and then take control.
9
Leslie Cockburn
When you are on assignment, you stick to the facts, limit your vision, and often cut out the most revealing material. There is no texture, no shades of gray. In fiction, you can bring the reader on the perilous journey with your characters as they discover that war is more like a wilderness of mirrors, full of danger and uncertainty.
10
Roger Corman
Other writers, producers, and directors of low-budget films would often put down the film they were making, saying it was just something to make money with. I never felt that. If I took the assignment, I'd give it my best shot.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASSIGNMENT»

Discover the use of assignment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to assignment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice ...
Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX® Examination is the only review book on the market with a focus on prioritization and management of care-just like the current NCLEX Examination itself!
Linda A. LaCharity, Candice K. Kumagai, Barbara Bartz, 2013
2
Angels On Assignment
Sent by GodIn this intriguing book, Roland Buck describes his personal encounters with angels and what the Bible tells us about these messengers of God.
Roland Buck, 2005
3
Assignment Problems, Revised Reprint:
This book also can serve as a text for advanced courses in areas related to discrete mathematics and combinatorial optimisation.
Rainer Burkard, Mauro Dell'Amico, Silvano Martello, 2012
4
Assignment Problems in Parallel and Distributed Computing
This book has been written for practitioners, researchers and stu dents in the fields of parallel and distributed computing.
Shahid H. Bokhari, 1987
5
Guest on the Law of Assignment
This text explains the nature of assignment, commencing with a definition of assignment, before outlining and giving examples of choses in action.
Anthony Gordon Guest, 2012
6
Assignment: A Jerry Stern--World Bank Adventure
The assignment given to World Bank consultant Jerry Stern is simple: check the progress on a $2.4 billion project to expand the railroad and shipping facilities of Istanbul.
Ted Cron, 2005
7
Assignment: Pentagon
The essential guide to working in the Pentagon
Maj. Gen. Perry M. Smith autofilled, 2007
8
Assignment in Utopia
This is a story of belief, disillusionment and atonement. Long identified with leftist causes, the journalist Eugene Lyons was by background and sentiment predisposed to early support of the Russian Revolution.
Eugene Lyons, 1938
9
Assignment and Thesis Writing
The book has now been adapted with local examples to ensure relevance for students in South African institutions.
Jonathan Anderson, Millicent Poole, 2009
10
Assignment: Tripoli
Chapter. XVI. Waiting. for. the. Baby. The Arab month of Ramadan started on April 1 in 1957. The weather was cool and rainy for the most part, making the fast days less arduous for the Moslems, One night there was a bad storm with a lot of  ...
L. L. Zimmerman, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASSIGNMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term assignment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Chad Qualls set for rehab assignment in Corpus Christi
BOSTON — The pinched nerve in Chad Qualls' neck seems to be resolved and the reliever is nearing a minor league rehab assignment, ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
2
Braves designate Nick Masset and Dana Eveland for assignment
Relievers Nick Masset and Dana Eveland were part of the reason why the Phillies were able to score four runs in the top of the 10th inning on ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
3
Yankees' Andrew Miller to have rehab assignment Monday
NEW YORK – After tossing a 30-pitch bullpen session Saturday morning, Yankees closer Andrew Miller will throw a one-inning rehab ... «The Journal News | LoHud.com, Jul 15»
4
Material Fact - PetroRio informs ANP approval on assignment of …
Since the signing of the definitive agreements for the sale and assignment of the entire stake held by PetroRio in Solimões, the parties have ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
5
Mariners designate Bloomquist for assignment to clear space for …
The Seattle Mariners designated Bloomquist, a South Kitsap High School graduate, for assignment Thursday morning to clear roster space for ... «The Bellingham Herald, Jul 15»
6
First Church of Monson pastor draws new assignment in New …
marrone.jpg The Rev. Robert E. Marrone shows some of his artwork at the House of Art at 200 Main Street in Monson. Republican photo. «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
7
Sports: Giants designate playoff star Travis Ishikawa for assignment
Travis Ishikawa, a first baseman for the San Francisco Giants, was designated for assignment by the team on July 3 to help clear space on the ... «Asia Times, Jul 15»
8
Indians' Nick Swisher nearing rehab assignment
Indians designated hitter Nick Swisher was able to do some running prior to Saturday's game and the team is targeting a rehab assignment ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
9
Indians hope Josh Tomlin can begin rehab assignment soon
Indians manager Terry Francona said pitcher Josh Tomlin could begin his rehab assignment pretty soon, reports Cleveland.com. Tomlin has ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
10
Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury returns to rehab assignment on Saturday
He started a rehab assignment with Tampa on Tuesday but was shut down with soreness after two games. After sitting out Thursday and Friday, ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»

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