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 Meanings and Examples of ASSIGNATION
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 n.  a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
 n.  the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
Classic Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
1  She walked quickly across the park, not really in the thrill of the assignation, but with a certain anger and rebellion burning in her heart.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
2  He took out an assignation ruble note and gave it to Karataev.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XI
3  Because to everything there must be assigned a limit.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
4  He was agreeably struck by the cleanness of the room assigned to him, the freshness of the bed-linen.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
5  They entered the large hall, from which one of the doors led to the apartments assigned to Prince Vasili.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
6  Prince Andrew in a traveling coat without epaulettes had been packing with his valet in the rooms assigned to him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
7  The best quarters in the village were assigned to cavalry-captain Denisov, the squadron commander, known throughout the whole cavalry division as Vaska Denisov.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
8  But the command of the extreme left flank had been assigned to the commander of the Pavlograd regiment in which Rostov was serving, and a misunderstanding arose.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
9  Prince Vasili and Anatole had separate rooms assigned to them.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
10  Then a place was assigned to Pierre, he was shown the signs of the Lodge, told the password, and at last was permitted to sit down.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
11  When Prince Meshcherski had left, Prince Andrew took Pierre's arm and asked him into the room that had been assigned him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XXI
12  A minute later the marshal's adjutant, de Castres, came in and conducted Balashev to the quarters assigned him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER V
13  Prince Andrew found Barclay de Tolly, to whom he had been assigned, on the bank of the Drissa.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IX
14  Three large rooms were assigned to them in the monastery hostelry, one of which was occupied by Prince Andrew.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VIII
15  You may give up your purpose, but mine is assigned to me by heaven, and I dare not.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
Example Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
16  The burdensome task of preparing the income tax return was assigned to him.
17  It listens to customer-service calls and assigns an empathy score based on how compassionate agents are and how fast and how capably they settle complaints.
18  I believe that this assignment is the most challenging of them all.
19  The professor suggested diverse ways of approaching the assignment and recommended that we choose one of them.
20  Don't botch this assignment; if you bungle the job, you're fired!.
21  Although I do not wish to circumscribe your activities, I must insist that you complete this assignment before you start anything else.
22  Despite the dangerous nature of the undertaking, the dauntless soldier volunteered for the assignment.
23  The emperor was spared the onus of signing the surrender papers; instead, he relegated the assignment to his generals.
24  I had mixed feelings when I learned of your new assignment.
25  You can go to Hongkong with us so long as you finish your assignment before Friday.
26  He was taken hostage while on his first foreign assignment as a television journalist.
27  You'll need to calculate how much time the assignment will take.
28  She's gone to Italy on a special assignment.
29  When I taught, I would assign a topic to children which they would write about.
30  It is possible to assign an exact date to this building.