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assignment
n. task, mission; transfer of ownership or rights

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Noun
1. a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces); "hazardous duty"
(synonym) duty assignment
(hypernym) duty
(hyponym) guard duty, guard, sentry duty, sentry go
(derivation) delegate, designate, depute, assign
2. the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another
(hypernym) legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument
(derivation) assign
(classification) law, jurisprudence
3. the act of distributing something to designated places or persons; "the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum"
(synonym) assigning
(hypernym) distribution
(hyponym) allocation
(derivation) assign, attribute
4. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
(synonym) grant
(hypernym) transferred property, transferred possession
(hyponym) appanage, apanage
(derivation) assign
(classification) law, jurisprudence
5. an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)
(hypernym) undertaking, project, task, labor
(hyponym) school assignment, schoolwork
(derivation) assign, specify, set apart
6. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
(synonym) appointment, designation, naming
(hypernym) decision, determination, conclusion
(hyponym) nomination
(derivation) delegate, designate, depute, assign


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assignment
n. pracovní/služební úkol; na pracovním pobytu/služebně

Babylon English-Polish

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Rzecz. zadanie

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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Assignment
(n.)
The writing by which an interest is transferred.
  
 
(n.)
The transfer of the property of a bankrupt to certain persons called assignees, in whom it is vested for the benefit of creditors.
  
 
(n.)
An allotting or an appointment to a particular person or use; or for a particular time, as of a cause or causes in court.
  
 
(n.)
A transfer of title or interest by writing, as of lease, bond, note, or bill of exchange; a transfer of the whole of some particular estate or interest in lands.
  

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