Translation of appoint in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (name, choose) to appoint sb (
tosth) [to post/job/committee] nombrar or designar a algn ( paraalgo) he was appointed to the post for life lo nombraron or designaron para el cargo con carácter vitalicio she was appointed director in 1987 fue nombrada directora en 1987Example sentences
- In 1988, he was appointed to the role of divisional director for the group's specialist cars division and in 1992 he was promoted to managing director.
- He was appointed to this promotional role because of his high profile in the community.
- A new board of directors was appointed to oversee the financially-troubled project.
- In my view this document carries greater weight than others cited in the inquiry, for example the Tithe maps because it discharged an express obligation to set out and appoint roads.
- Complaints against decisions pertaining to assemblies shall be filed directly to the Supreme Administrative Court within 3 days of the date of delivery of the decision concerned; unless hindered from doing so by formal obstacles, the Court shall appoint the date of the hearing no later than within 7 days of the date of filing the complaint.
- On a document being tabled, a motion may be moved without notice to appoint a day for its consideration or for it to be printed.
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