assignation

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noun as·sig·na·tion \ˌa-sig-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of assignation

  1. 1 :  the act of assigning or the assignment made

  2. 2 :  an appointment of time and place for a meeting; especially :  tryst returned from an assignation with his mistress — W. B. Yeats

Examples of assignation in a sentence

  1. a midnight assignation between adulterers at a downtown hotel

15th Century

First Known Use of assignation

15th century


ASSIGNATION Defined for English Language Learners

assignation

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noun as·sig·na·tion \ˌa-sig-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of assignation for English Language Learners

  • : a meeting between lovers



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