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appoint someone to something

to select or assign someone to serve in a particular role. (Usually focusing on the role of the person or on a group of persons with similar roles.) l am going to appoint you to the position of treasurer. Fred tried to appoint himself to the board of directors, but it violated the by-laws.
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at the appointed time

at the expected or assigned time. The cab pulled up in the driveway at the appointed time. We all met at the hotel at the appointed time.
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Richmond, Indiana, appointed Bill McBride vice president of operations.
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Under the old rules, a representative appointed under form 2848 could delegate authority to (or substitute) a representative even without a specific grant of authority from a taxpayer.
Crane, president and chief executive officer of Crane Group, Columbus, Ohio, was appointed chairman of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland for 2007 and was reappointed to a three-year term as a Bank director.
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) announced that the following six members have been appointed as volunteer officers for the state of New York:
LANCASTER - Bruce MacPherson, an architect who grew up in the Antelope Valley, has been appointed to the Lancaster Planning Commission.
He was appointed to the official staff in 2001, after returning from a two-year visit to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.