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appoints

verb
present tense third-person singular of appoint

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1 to decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority
  • at the appointed hour we were in our places

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2 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty
  • was appointed to the council on national security

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“Appoints.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/appoints. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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