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assignments

noun
plural of assignment

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1 a piece of work that needs to be done regularly
  • his first newspaper assignment was writing obituaries

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2 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

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3 something assigned to be read or studied
  • have you read the assignment for tomorrow?

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4 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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“Assignments.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assignments. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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