appointment

appointment
عَمَلٌ \ act: a deed; sth. done: Men judge us by our acts, not by our words. action: doing things: We want more action and less talk. activity: sth. one does; a form of work or play: Music and swimming are among our school activities. affair: a happening; event; action: The meeting was a noisy affair. appointment: the position for which sb. is chosen: I hope to get a government appointment. business: one’s work: My business is writing books. career: one’s job in life: What career shall I follow on leaving school? A business career?. deed: sth. done; an act: an evil deed. doing: (an) action: This damage was not my doing. Tell me about your doings in London. employment: work; activity: I am growing lazy for lack of employment. function: special work or duty: The function of an ear is to hear. job: regular employment: He has an office job. They lost their jobs when the factory closed, a piece of work I have several jobs to do in my garden. labour: hard work (esp. work with the hands; digging, lifting, carrying, etc.): Heavy labour is very tiring. occupation: employment; job: What is your occupation? Are you a teacher?. operation: the working of a machine or plan: The law is not yet in operation - it comes into operation next year. performance: (an act of) performing: Our team’s performance has been very good this year. There were seven performances of the play. post: a job with particular duties; an official position: He held the post of headmaster for ten years. profession: (used loosely, in a general sense) any work or job. thing: an action: You did the wrong thing. undertaking: a job that has been undertaken: a dangerous undertaking. work: doing or making sth.; sth. that needs doing; the opposite of rest and play: school work; office work; work in the home; a brain always at work (always busy), employment; a paid job He has left school and started work. I’m out of work (unemployed). Jane is at work (at her place of work), sth. sb. has made or done Writers have to sell their work. This crime was the work of a madman.. A work of art: the works of Shakespeare (his plays and poems; to be busy (for some good purpose) \ See Also نشاط (نَشاطٌ)، وظيفة (وَظيفَة)‏

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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  • Appointment — Ap*point ment, n. [Cf. F. appointement.] 1. The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust; as, he erred by the appointment of unsuitable men. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being appointed to som? service… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appointment — I (act of designating) noun allocation, allotment, assignment, authorization, certification, charter, choice, decree, delegation, deputation, designation to office, dispensation, distribution, installation, naming, nomination, order, ordination,… …   Law dictionary

  • Appointment — may refer to a number of things, including the following:*An appointment is a time reserved for something such as a doctor visit, much like a reservation. *An appointment, in government also refers to the assignment of a person by an official to… …   Wikipedia

  • appointment — [n1] arrangement for meeting; prearranged meeting assignation, assignment, blind date*, consultation, date, engagement, errand, gig, interview, invitation, meet, rendezvous, session, tryst, zero hour*; concepts 324,384 appointment [n2] assignment …   New thesaurus

  • appointment — ► NOUN 1) an arrangement to meet. 2) a job or position. 3) the action of appointing or the process of being appointed. 4) (appointments) furniture or fittings. ● by appointment (to the Queen) Cf. ↑by a …   English terms dictionary

  • appointment — The act of designating, or the acquisition of some, responsibility or position. For example, the Court can appoint a Trustee in Bankruptcy as Receiver of some property. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • appointment — (n.) early 15c., an agreement, also a fixing of a date for official business, from M.Fr. apointement, from apointer (see APPOINT (Cf. appoint)). Meaning act of placing in office is attested from 1650s …   Etymology dictionary

  • appointment — *engagement, rendezvous, tryst, assignation, date …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • appointment — [ə point′mənt] n. 1. an appointing or being appointed; specif., a naming or selecting for an office, position, etc. 2. a person so selected 3. a position held in this way 4. an arrangement to meet someone or be somewhere at a set time; engagement …   English World dictionary

  • appointment — ap|point|ment W2S1 [əˈpɔıntmənt] n 1.) an arrangement for a meeting at an agreed time and place, for a particular purpose appointment with ▪ She has an appointment with a client at 10.30. ▪ You should phone his secretary if you want to make an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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