transitive verb
1. (to award) 
a. to assign 
A Julia le asignaron la responsabilidad de cuidar de su hermana menor.Julia was assigned the responsibility of taking care of her younger sister.
b. to allocate (resources) 
El estado asignará más fondos a la educación.The government will allocate more funds to education.
c. to ascribe (value) 
¿Cómo podemos asignarle valor a los bienes intangibles?How can we ascribe value to intangible goods?
2. (to name) 
Lo asignaron embajador por su amplia experiencia en política internacional.He was appointed ambassador for his vast experience in international politics.
La maestra de español fue asignada directora de la escuela.The Spanish teacher was designated principal.
c. to assign 
El tribunal te asignará a un abogado si no puedes costearte uno.The court will assign you a lawyer if you can't afford one.
transitive verb
1. (atribuir) 
a. no direct translation 
asignar algo a alguiento assign o allocate something to somebody
2. (destinar) 
a. no direct translation 
asignar a alguien ato assign somebody to
transitive verb
(adjudicar) to assign; [+recursos etc] to allocate; apportion; [+labor] to set; (Informática) to allocate; [+persona] to appoint; [+causas] to determine;
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