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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
appointment /ə'pɔintmənt/
  • danh từ
    • được bổ nhiệm, chức vụ được bổ nhiệm
      • appointment of someone to a post: sự bổ nhiệm ai vào một chức vụ
    • sự hẹn gặp; giấy mời, giấy triệu tập
      • to make (fix) an appointment with someone: hẹn gặp ai
      • to break an appointment: thất hẹn, sai hẹn
      • to keep an appointment: đúng hẹn
    • chiếu chỉ; sắc lệnh
      • by the king's appointment: do chiếu chỉ của vua
    • (số nhiều) đồ đạc, đồ trang bị, đồ thiết bị
    • (số nhiều) (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) tiền lương, lương bổng
Concise Dictionary
+the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
+a meeting arranged in advance
+(usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
+a person who is appointed to a job or position
+the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed
+(law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 meeting, date, rendezvous, engagement; assignation, tryst:
You are again late for your appointment.
2 nomination, election; assignment, designation; selection, choice:
We fully approve of his appointment as chairman.
3 job, position, post, situation, office, place, assignment, Colloq berth, slot:
He got the appointment as manager.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C] ~ (with sb) a formal arrangement to meet or visit sb at a particular time, especially for a reason connected with their work: She made an appointment for her son to see the doctor. + I've got a dental appointment at 3 o'clock. + an appointment with my lawyer + to keep an appointment + Viewing is by appointment only (= only at a time that has been arranged in advance). + Do you have an appointment? + an appointment for a blood test
2 [C, U] ~ (as / to sth) the act of choosing a person for a job or position of responsibility; the fact of being chosen for a job, etc: Following her recent appointment to the post ... + his appointment as principal + the appointment of a new captain for the England team + appointments and dismissals
3 [C] (especially BrE) a job or position of responsibility: a permanent / first appointment + The department wished him success in his new appointment as sales manager.
Collocation Dictionary

1 agreement to meet sb


important, pressing, urgent | first, initial | follow-up | business | dental, hair | hospital, outpatient
The hospital needs to allow more time for outpatient appointments.


have | arrange, book, fix, make
I'd like to make an appointment to see the doctor, please.
| get
I didn't know if I would get an appointment at such short notice.
| give sb
Tom has been given an appointment at the local hospital.
| keep
He failed to keep his appointment.
| break, miss
She has already broken three appointments.
| cancel


by ~
Viewing is only allowed by appointment.
| with/without an ~
He called without an appointment.
| ~ with
an appointment with a doctor

2 job/position


permanent, temporary | senior | academic, cabinet, court, diplomatic, ecclesiastical, executive, government, judicial, military, ministerial, political, public, university


Employees may not hold any other appointments.
| give sb, offer sb
He was offered an appointment in the Education Department.
| accept | obtain | take up
He takes up his appointment in January.
| resign
Miss Green resigned her appointment as our regional representative.
| secure
By reorganizing the Church hierarchy, the king was able to secure the appointment of men whom he personally favoured.

3 choosing sb for job


The company has announced five key appointments at its Teesside plant.
| formal, official | staff


make | announce | confirm
The board has confirmed the appointment of Howard Kendall as Sales Manager.


the first appointments to the new government

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