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The same powers are routinely used to sign treaties and appoint ministers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Dons hope to appoint a new manager early next week. The Sun (2016)The new man will not be formally appointed to the board. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is expected to be formally appointed by the end of the month. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Advisers have yet to be formally appointed to work on a bid. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The company has not appointed bankers to work on a deal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The coalminer's son was formally appointed yesterday after a temporary sixmonth spell in charge. The Sun (2009)The role of permanent secretary should go and ministers should appoint departmental chief executives so they are really responsible for policy and implementation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most of the leading banks and many other organisations have appointed employee wellbeing managers, a role that did not exist three years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A serious rethink is required, with ministers appointing and being responsible for the actions of these agencies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It also urges the government to appoint a minister for alcohol and to resurrect plans for a minimum unit price, which were dropped last year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His standing in the party was reinforced when she became Prime Minister and appointed him deputy chairman of the party as well as treasurer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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British English: appoint /əˈpɔɪnt/ VERB
If you appoint someone to a job or post, you formally choose them for it.
They have appointed a consultant to carry out the investigation.
  • American English: appoint
  • Arabic: يُعَيِّـنُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: designar
  • Chinese: 任命
  • Croatian: postaviti
  • Czech: jmenovat do funkce
  • Danish: udnævne
  • Dutch: aanstellen
  • European Spanish: designar
  • Finnish: nimittää
  • French: nommer
  • German: einstellen
  • Greek: διορίζω
  • Italian: nominare
  • Japanese: 任命する
  • Korean: 임명하다
  • Norwegian: peke ut
  • Polish: wyznaczyć
  • European Portuguese: nomear
  • Romanian: a numi
  • Russian: назначать
  • Spanish: designar
  • Swedish: utse
  • Thai: แต่งตั้ง
  • Turkish: atamak
  • Ukrainian: призначати
  • Vietnamese: bổ nhiệm

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