Reassignment



[uh-sahyn-muh nt] /əˈsaɪn mənt/

noun
1.
something assigned, as a particular task or duty:
She completed the assignment and went on to other jobs.
2.
a position of responsibility, post of duty, or the like, to which one is appointed:
He left for his assignment in the Middle East.
3.
an act of assigning; appointment.
4.
Law.

/əˈsaɪnmənt/
noun
1.
something that has been assigned, such as a mission or task
2.
a position or post to which a person is assigned
3.
the act of assigning or state of being assigned
4.
(law)

5.
(law) (formerly) the transfer, esp by an insolvent debtor, of property in trust for the benefit of his creditors
6.
(logic) a function that associates specific values with each variable in a formal expression
7.
(Austral, history) a system (1789–1841) whereby a convict could become the unpaid servant of a freeman
n.

late 14c., “order, request, directive,” from Old French assignement “(legal) assignment (of dower, etc.),” from Late Latin assignamentum, noun of action from Latin assignare (see assign). Meaning “appointment to office” is mid-15c.; that of “a task assigned” (to someone) is from c.1848.

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