assign
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assign(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to entrust with)
a. asignar
The project was assigned to a Brazilian architect.El proyecto le fue asignado a una arquitecta brasileña.
2. (education)
a. poner como tarea a
Our Spanish professor has assigned us two books to read over the summer.El profesor de español nos ha puesto como tarea para el verano la lectura de dos libros.
3. (to allocate)
a. asignar
We're going to assign you an intern to help you with this task.Te asignaremos a un becario para que te ayude con este cometido.
b. destinar (funds)
11% of the hospital budget was assigned to the treatment of tropical diseases.Un 11% del presupuesto del hospital fue destinado al tratamiento de enfermedades tropicales.
4. (to appoint)
a. designar (to a post)
This year I was assigned to the position of executive director.Este año fui designada para el cargo de directora ejecutiva.
b. destinar (to an office)
She has just been assigned to the newspaper's office in Barcelona.La acaban de destinar a las oficinas que el periódico tiene en Barcelona.
5. (to ascribe)
a. atribuir
The poem remains anonymous because no one has been able to assign it to an author.El poema sigue siendo anónimo porque no ha sido posible atribuírselo a ningún autor.
6. (legal)
a. ceder
The northern part of the estate was assigned to the local university.La parte norte de la propiedad fue cedida a la universidad local.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (legal)
a. el cesionario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la cesionaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The owner and her successors and assigns must occupy the property as their primary residence.La propietaria y sus sucesores y cesionarios deben hacer uso del inmueble como primera residencia.
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assign
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (task, funds)
a. asignar
2. (importance)
a. atribuir
to assign somebody to do somethingasignar a alguien la tarea de hacer algo
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assign [əˈsaɪn]
transitive verb
1 (allot) [+task] asignar; [+room] destinar; [+date] señalar; fijar;for para
which is the room assigned to me? ¿qué habitación se me ha destinado?
2 [+person] destinar
to assign sb to sth destinar a algn a algo; they assigned him to the Paris embassy lo destinaron a la embajada de París
3 (attribute) [+literary work, sculpture] atribuir; [+reason] señalar; indicar
4 (Jur) [+property] ceder
noun
(Jur) cesionarioacesionaria (m) (f);a cesionaria
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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