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consign (something) to (someone or something)

1. To give or assign something to a someone or something. Who is the most responsible employee I can consign this project to?
2. To mark something to be sent to a particular destination. Consign these packages to the Savannah office, please.
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consign something to someone or something

1. to entrust something to someone, something, or some place. We consigned all the toughest assignments to our top employees. What shipping company should we consign these boxes to?
2. to assign something for shipment to a place. Bill consigned this batch to Denver.
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Country: FranceSector: Road Transport/Freight TransportTarget: Veolia Transdev SABuyer: Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC)Vendor: Veolia Environnement SAType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Talks
3 June 2011 -- French state-run savings bank Caisse des Depots et Consignations priced on Friday a GBP250m (USD407.
As of December 2005, the shareholder structure of Alcatel stood at: Caisse des D[c]p[acute accent]ts et Consignations (4.
Supply and delivery of gas for residential or commercial real estate sites managed by Foncia IPM, agent, acting on behalf of the caisse des dpts et consignations, the contracting authority.
Un montant vertigineux qui fin 2016 a ete transfere a la Caisse des depots et consignations (CDC) dans l'attente d'etre recupere, annonce ce mardi le secretariat d'Eetat au Budget, qui effectue le premier bilan chiffre de la loi Eckert relative aux comptes bancaires inactifs et aux contrats d'assurance vie en desherence.
La convention sera signee au siege du ministere du Tourisme et en la presence de Chedly Ayari, gouverneur de la Banque centrale de Tunisie (BCT) et Jamel Belhaj, directeur general de la Caisse des depots et des consignations (CDC).
11 July 2013 - France's Veolia Environnement SA (EPA:VIE) said today it will extend its discussions with state-controlled lender Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC) in connection with the proposed transfer of shares in Veolia Transdev SA until 31 October.
Country: FranceSector: Wholesale/RetailTarget: Rexel SA Buyer: Institutional investorsVendor: Caisse des Depots et Consignations du Quebec, Eurazeo SA , Ray Investment sarl, Clayton Dubilier & Rice, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Deal size in USD: 653m, 111mType: DivestmentStatus: ClosedComment: Deal size of USD653m refers to total price.
France's Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC) has set price guidance on its benchmark-size, sterling-denominated, three-year bond.
At the beginning of February, the Nordic electricity exchange Nord Pool, the leading European power exchange, had announced plans to launch an emission quota market for CO2 and other greenhouse gases, and in January, the pan-European stock exchange Euronext, the French Caisse des Depots et Consignations and Powernext, the French electricity exchange, announced plans to launch greenhouse gas emission quota trading market in March.
The Belgo-Dutch bank Fortis has sunk Euro 15 million into the special investment fund set up in October by the Caisse des depots et consignations for interventions in the future European carbon trading market.
Novaled GmbH has closed the round with an international investment syndicate lead by the venture branch of Credit Agricole Private Equity, Paris, completed by venture funds of Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC Entreprises Innovation), Paris, KfW Bankengruppe, Bonn, eCapital New Technologies Fonds AG, Muenster, and a German private investor.
Dans une interview parue dans le journal [beaucoup moins que] Achourouk [beaucoup plus grand que], il a precise que la reprise des travaux vient a la suite d'une serie d'interventions aupres des parties concernees dont notamment le ministere des Finances et la Caisse des Depots et de Consignations.
Sur un total moyen de 5 points, la Tunisie a realise un score de 2,55 points, sur la base de differents criteres: l'efficacite des processus de dedouanement (2,02 points), la qualite des infrastructures commerciales et des infrastructure de transports connexes (2,30 points), la facilite de l'organisation des expeditions de marchandises a des prix concurrentiels (2,91 points), la qualite des services d'infrastructure (2,42 points), la capacite de suivi et de tracabilite des consignations (2,42 points) et la frequence avec laquelle les expeditions arrivent au destinataire, dans les delais prevus (3,16 points).