What is appointment?

  • (noun): The act of putting a person into a non-elective position.
    Example: "The appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
    Synonyms: assignment, designation, naming
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on appointment:

Julian Salomons - Appointment As Chief Justice
... His appointment attracted controversy in some quarters and it was reputed that the other judges of the court were against his appointment ... Biographer Percival Serle states that Salomons's response to criticism was that his "appointment appears to be so wholly unjustifiable as to have led to the utterance by him of such expressions and opinions ...
Rear Admiral (United States) - Promotion, Appointment, and Tour Length
... For the Navy and the Coast Guard, to be promoted to the permanent grade of rear admiral (lower half) or rear admiral, officers who are eligible for promotion to these ranks are screened by an in-service promotion board comprising other flag officers from their branch of service ... This promotion board then generates a list of officers it recommends for promotion to flag rank ...
Dave Johnson (swim Coach) - Appointment of Canada's First Female Olympic Swim Coach
... The appointment was criticized by the Canadian Swimming Coaches Association, as Nolden was not selected on pre-determined criteria and results ... You don't make an appointment to an Olympic team and risk the performance of the team." Johnson defended it as an affirmative-action move, as federal government funding ...
Prospero Pichay, Jr. - Political Career - Congressman (1998-2007)
... Contingent to the powerful Commission on Appointment (CA) ... On August 28, 2008, Pichay announced that he will not accept his appointment as board member of the Local Waterworks and Utilities Administration LWUA, for he is ... however, on September 4, changed his mind and accepted his appointment as a member of the board of the LWUA ...
Central Vigilance Commission - Appointment - Oath or Affirmation
... I, , having been appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner (or Vigilance Commissioner) of the Central Vigilance Commission do swear in the name of God (or solemnly affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India, that I will duly and faithfully and to the best of my ability, knowledge and judgment perform the duties of my office without fear or favour, affection or ill-will and that I will uphold the constitution and the laws ... — The Schedule of the Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003 ...

More definitions of "appointment":

  • (noun): (law) the act of disposing of property by virtue of the power of appointment.
    Example: "She allocated part of the trust to her church by appointment"
  • (noun): The job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed.
    Example: "He applied for an appointment in the treasury"
  • (noun): A person who is appointed to a job or position.
    Synonyms: appointee
  • (noun): (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel).
    Synonyms: fitting

Famous quotes containing the word appointment:

    In not having an appointment at Harvard, I’m in the company of a great many people whose work I admire tremendously, in particular women of color.
    Catharine MacKinnon (b. 1946)

    Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)