Appoint

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Definition: Appoint


Quick Summary of Appoint


To designate, select, or assign authority to a position or an office.




Full Definition of Appoint


Although sometimes used interchangeably, elect and appoint do not have the same meaning. Election refers to the selection of a public officer by the qualified voters of the community, and appointment refers to the selection of a public officer by one authorized by law to do so.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Appoint are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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