English - Vietnamese Dictionary
assignment /ə'sainmənt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự giao việc, sự phân công; (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) việc được giao, việc được phân công
- sự cho là, sự quy cho
- assignment of reason: sự cho là có lý do
- (pháp lý) sự nhượng lại, sự chuyển nhượng; chứng từ chuyển nhượng
+a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
+the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another
+the act of distributing something to designated places or persons
+(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
+an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)
+the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
Advanced English Dictionary
1 allotment, allocation, apportionment, giving (out), distribution:
Assignment of posts in the Cabinet is the responsibility of the Prime Minister.
2 task, obligation, responsibility, chore, duty, position, post, charge, job, mission, commission; lesson, homework:
Every agent is expected to carry out his assignment. The school assignment for tomorrow is an essay on Alexander Pope.
3 appointment, designation, naming, nomination:
The assignment of Neil Mackay to the post was a stroke of genius.
4 designation, specification, ascription:
In ancient medicine, the assignment of the functions of the organs was often wrong.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a task or piece of work that sb is given to do, usually as part of their job or studies: You will need to complete three written assignments per semester. + She is in Greece on an assignment for one of the Sunday newspapers. + one of our reporters on assignment in China + I had set myself a tough assignment. + a business / special assignment
2 [U] the act of giving sth to sb; the act of giving sb a particular task: his assignment to other duties in the same company
special | important | dangerous, difficult, tough | business, work | modelling, photographic
VERB + ASSIGNMENT
accept, take on
Why did you take on this assignment if you're so busy?
| carry out | refuse
If you refuse this assignment you risk losing your job.
| complete, finish | give sb
The photographer is on assignment in China at the moment.
2 piece of school/college work
practical, reading, written
VERB + ASSIGNMENT
give, hand out, set
The teacher set an assignment on pollution.
| do | complete, finish | hand in
The students handed in their assignments.
an assignment on Roman history
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