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I settled for a short hop across the Channel on a work assignment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His first assignment was to write a program for an insurance broker in Dorset, using assembly code. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They must be capable of being converted into specific targets and specific assignments. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)You might be fearful of preparing an assignment for work. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They would discuss what her next assignment would be and she would do as she pleased. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Nowadays most assignments in history courses are probably more like the first one in this list. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)You will need to choose the tone that you want to use for your particular writing assignment. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)How and why was the first job assignment chosen? A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThere will be others who do not carry this responsibility within their specific assignment. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)He did it well and it was a tougher assignment but he showed his battling ability. The Sun (2016)The next morning he will be up early to set about his next assignment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of these models may have come to regret accepting this particular assignment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His first assignment was to meet a mysterious stranger off a train. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But he has a very tough assignment there. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Similarly you can apply what you learn at work to your assignments. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How easy is it to move to your next assignment? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Careers involve many assignments or jobs. Christianity Today (2000)Employers will also set real, practical assignments from industry for students to tackle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Thus, English and social studies courses include assignments in which students must present a thesis and defend it. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)The final straw was being sent to the West Country on an assignment to write about the biggest hamburger in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Students on his course work their way through a manual, assignments and online tasks in their own time, in between workshops with a tutor. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: assignment /əˈsaɪnmənt/ NOUN
An assignment is a piece of work that you are given to do, as part of your job or studies.
...written assignments and practical tests.
- American English: assignment
- Arabic: مُهِمَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: tarefa
- Chinese: 任务
- Croatian: zadatak
- Czech: úkol
- Danish: opgave
- Dutch: opdracht
- European Spanish: tarea
- Finnish: tehtävä
- French: mission
- German: Aufgabe
- Greek: ανάθεση
- Italian: compito
- Japanese: 割り当て
- Korean: 임무
- Norwegian: oppdrag
- Polish: zadanie
- European Portuguese: tarefa
- Romanian: lucrare
- Russian: задание
- Spanish: misión
- Swedish: uppdrag
- Thai: งานที่ได้รับมอบหมาย
- Turkish: görev ödev vb
- Ukrainian: завдання
- Vietnamese: nhiệm vụ
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