Appointment


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Appointment

A designation in which a person or company allows an agent to act on their behalf. See also: Agency.
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Did you not say that he intended to make you a present of some appointment in the king's house
I beg your pardon, count; but, if I succeed in obtaining the appointment, you, and not he, will have bestowed it on me.
I am a good deal occupied as a magistrate, and in the collection of documentary evidence, but I regard my time as being at the disposal of the public--and, in short, my friends have convinced me that a chaplain with a salary--a salary, you know-- is a very good thing, and I am happy to be able to come here and vote for the appointment of Mr.
If I were a clever woman I ought, of course, with the connexions Papa had, to be able to get an appointment for my son-in-law.
He means to keep his appointment with the ghost, does he?
The day on which a serious and unlooked-for struggle about this appointment began, after a ministerial dinner which preceded one of those receptions which ministers regard as public, des Lupeaulx was standing beside the fireplace near the minister's wife.
The Ministry had made a previous appointment which had been universally unpopular.
He sat beside Gerda, for he could not bear riding backwards; the other Raven stood in the doorway,and flapped her wings; she could not accompany Gerda, because she suffered from headache since she had had a fixed appointment and ate so much.
He has been promised an appointment any time these six months.
However, now that the glove had been thrown down to him, he had boldly picked it up and demanded the appointment of a special commission to investigate and verify the working of the Board of Irrigation of the lands in the Zaraisky province.
Within doors the appointments were perfect after the conventional type.
I held a high office," the Convict humbly replied, "and sold subordinate appointments.