Meaning of assignment

Definition of assignment

(noun) a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces); "hazardous duty"
the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another
the act of distributing something to designated places or persons; "the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum"
(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)
the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

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