Definition of ASSIGNMENT

a piece of work that needs to be done regularly <his first newspaper assignment was writing obituaries>
Synonyms assignment, duty, job, task
a specific task with which a person or group is charged <the spy team's assignment was to steal the plans for the nuclear reactor>
something assigned to be read or studied <have you read the assignment for tomorrow?>
Related Words homework, schoolwork; lecture; drill, exercise, practice (also practise); ├ętude, study
the state or fact of being chosen for a position or duty <her assignment to the board of directors was a point of considerable pride for her>

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