appointment 选择性必修1000 全国卷频次:6 教材出处:译林版选必修B4U1
n. appointments 0
I heard him saying to the nurse that he was in a hurry for appointment at 9:30.
While taking care of his wound, I asked him if he had another doctor’s appointment.
make an appointment 约会，预约
make an appointment with 与某人约会
have an appointment 有约会
appointment system 委任制
by appointment 按照约定
letter of appointment 委任书，聘书
appointment book 记事簿；预约簿
約會,約定;任命,委派;委任的職位I pointed out the joint on the coin at the disappointing appointment.在令人失望的約會上,我指出了硬幣上的接頭.
1. [C] ~ (with sb) a formal arrangement to meet or visit sb at a particular time, especially for a reason connected with their work
She made an appointment for her son to see the doctor.
I’ve got a dental appointment at 3 o’clock.
我约了下午 3 点看牙医。
an appointment with my lawyer
to keep an appointment
Viewing is by appointment only (= only at a time that has been arranged in advance).
2. [C, U] ~ (as / to sth) the act of choosing a person for a job or position of responsibility; the fact of being chosen for a job, etc.
Following her recent appointment to the post…
his appointment as principal
3. [C] (especially BrE) a job or position of responsibility
a permanent / first appointment
⇨ note at job
1 [countable] an arrangement for a meeting at an agreed time and place, for a particular purpose 约定；约会；预约
an appointment to do something
I’d like to make an appointment to see the doctor.
He has an appointment with a client at 10.30.
All consultations are by appointment only.
2 [countable, uncountable] when someone is chosen for a position or job 任命，委任
Other changes included the appointment of a new Foreign Minister.
They congratulated him on his appointment as chairman.
3 [countable] a job or position, usually involving some responsibility 职务，职位
He has taken up an appointment as Professor of Chemistry.
► see thesaurus at job
4. by appointment to the Queen British English a phrase that can be used by a business that sells goods or services to the Queen 女王指定御用〔向王室出售商品或提供服务的商家可使用的短语〕
appoint /əˈpɔɪnt/ ●●○ W3 verb [transitive]
1 to choose someone for a position or a job 任命；委派
officials appointed by the government
appoint somebody to something
He’s been appointed to the State Supreme Court.
appoint somebody to do something
A committee was appointed to consider the plans.
appoint (somebody) as something
O’Connell was appointed as chairman.
2 formal to arrange or decide a time or place for something to happen 约定，确定〔时间、地点〕
The committee appointed a day in June for celebrations.
Everyone assembled in the hall at the appointed time (=at the time that had been arranged).
—appointee /əˌpɔɪnˈtiː, ˌæpɔɪn-/ noun [countable] a presidential appointee
→ self-appointed, well-appointed
Origin appoint (1300-1400) Old French apointier “to arrange”, from point
1.N-VAR 可变名词任命；委派；指派 The appointment of a person to a particular job is the choice of that person to do it.
【搭配模式】：usu with poss
His appointment to the Cabinet would please the right-wing.
…his appointment as foreign minister in 1985.
2.N-COUNT 可数名词职位；职务 An appointment is a job or position of responsibility.
Mr Fay is to take up an appointment as a researcher with the Royal Society.
3.N-COUNT 可数名词约会；约定 If you have an appointment with someone, you have arranged to see them at a particular time, usually in connection with their work or for a serious purpose.
【搭配模式】：oft N with n
She has an appointment with her accountant…
I made an appointment to see a specialist.
…a dental appointment.
4.PHRASE 短语经过预约 If something can be done by appointment, people can arrange in advance to do it at a particular time.
Viewing is by appointment only.
: an agreement to meet with someone at a particular time约会；约定
[count] I’m late for an appointment.
I have a doctor’s appointment tomorrow morning at nine o’clock.
She made an appointment (to meet) with her professor.
We are calling to confirm your appointment with Dr. Jones. = We are calling to make sure that you will keep your appointment with Dr. Jones.
[noncount] The museum is open to visitors by appointment only. [=you have to make an appointment to visit the museum] 这个博物馆只对预约的参观者开放。
[noncount] : the act of giving a particular job or position to someone : the act of appointing someone指定；任命；委派
The court ordered the appointment of an attorney to represent the child.
the appointment of a committee
the appointment of the new secretary of state
Did he get his job by appointment or election?
[count] : a job or duty that is given to a person : a position to which someone is appointed任命（或指定、委派）的职位
He now holds an appointment from the President.
her appointment as ambassador to Spain