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appoint (one) to

To assign one a certain title or role. I can hardly believe that the trustees have appointed me to the position of chairman.
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at the appointed time

At a specific, designated time. You need to be in court at the appointed time. I'll never get to my interview at the appointed time with all this traffic!
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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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