assignment

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Etymology[edit]

Old French assignement

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

assignment (plural assignments)

  1. the act of assigning, or an assigned task
  2. a position to which someone is assigned
  3. (education) a task given to students, homework or coursework
  4. (law) a transfer of something from one person to another, especially property, or a claim or right; the document that effects this transfer
  5. (computing) an operation that assigns a value to a variable

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