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appointed

Line breaks: ap|point¦ed
Pronunciation: /əˈpɔɪntɪd
 
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Definition of appointed in English:

adjective

1(Of a time or place) decided on beforehand; designated: she arrived at the appointed time
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  • Then they went to the pit, and planted the torches there before stepping backward to their appointed places.
  • Meanwhile, the devotees, who assembled well in advance at the appointed places, lit smaller oil lamps using candles and matchboxes.
  • The top four men's doubles seeds reached their appointed places resulting in the prospect of two excellent semi-finals.
Synonyms
scheduled, arranged, prearranged, specified, decided, agreed, determined, assigned, designated, allotted, set, fixed, chosen, established, settled, preordained, authorized, ordained, prescribed, decreed
2(Of a building or room) equipped or furnished in a specified way: a luxuriously appointed lounge
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  • For this reason it was sparingly used, being found only in the most important rooms of the best appointed houses.
  • And one can't help but be intrigued by some of the wonderful aromas that waft from the jars of herbal and fruit flavoured teas in Paolo's attractively appointed shop.
  • At the center of the panel, Rama and Sita sit intimately together in a nicely appointed shelter, gesturing to a small begging squirrel.
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