APPOINTMENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of appointment
Definition:
n. act of putting a person into a non-elective position; arrangement
Example:
Mr. Straw’s appointment as Foreign Secretary has triggered speculation in London about the Prime Minister’s motives for the change.
Sentence in Classic:
One is that the murdered man had an appointment with someone at the pool, and that the someone could not have been his son, for his son was away, and he did not know when he would return.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The fact that the crime was committed at two in the morning, and yet Peter Carey was fully dressed, suggested that he had an appointment with the murderer, which is borne out by the fact that a bottle of rum and two dirty glasses stood upon the table.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He sat beside Gerda, for he could not bear riding backwards; the other Raven stood in the doorway, and flapped her wings; she could not accompany Gerda, because she suffered from headache since she had had a fixed appointment and ate so much.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
However, now that the glove had been thrown down to him, he had boldly picked it up and demanded the appointment of a special commission to investigate and verify the working of the Board of Irrigation of the lands in the Zaraisky province.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Serpuhovskoy had planned his appointment at Tashkend, and Vronsky agreed to the proposition without the slightest hesitation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Stepan Arkadyevitch moved in those circles in Moscow in which that expression had come into use, was regarded there as an honest man, and so had more right to this appointment than others.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He had Pierre at hand in Moscow and procured for him an appointment as Gentleman of the Bedchamber, which at that time conferred the status of Councilor of State, and insisted on the young man accompanying him to Petersburg and staying at his house.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The field marshal made an appointment to see him, received him graciously, and promised to inform the Emperor.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Anatole Kuragin promptly obtained an appointment from the Minister of War and went to join the army in Moldavia.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She tried to get Nicholas back and wished to go herself to join Petya, or to get him an appointment somewhere in Petersburg, but neither of these proved possible.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Since his appointment as general on duty he had always slept with his door open, giving orders that every messenger should be allowed to wake him up.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context