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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Assigned authoritatively to a particular use, task, or office.

Usage examples (30)
  • Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
  • The one appointed for guard duty
  • A house that is beautifully appointed
  • And as FlyOnTheWall keeps reminding us, this also means another "appointed" superdelegate or two as well. for more
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