appointed

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈpɔɪntɪd/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ap‧point‧ed

Verb[edit]

appointed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of appoint.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 3, The Mirror and the Lamp:
      One saint's day in mid-term a certain newly appointed suffragan-bishop came to the school chapel, and there preached on “The Inner Life.”

Adjective[edit]

appointed ‎(not comparable)

  1. (of a politician or a title) Subject to appointment, as opposed to an election.
    In the United States, the Secretary of State is an appointed position.