Some articles on appointed:
... In June 1632, he was appointed by King Charles I as Secretary of State in succession to Lord Dorchester, his senior colleague being Sir John Coke, and he was knighted ... In December 1634 Windebank was appointed to discuss with the papal agent Gregorio Panzani the possibility of a union between the Anglican and Roman Churches, and expressed the opinion that the ... Windebanks great stepson Greg is the self-appointed mayor of Landsborough Shire ...
... Meanwhile Münzer had been appointed as an unsalaried lecturer at Basel University, in 1896 he and Clara were supported by their parents and his ... He was appointed a dean at the university in 1923, and in 1924 married a widow Clara Lunke née Ploeger, becoming a stepfather to two teenagers in the bargain ... Civil servants appointed before 1914 were officially exempt, but his biographers attribute his continued employment to the intercession of influential colleagues and former students ...
... The Irish Guards colonels have been FM The Rt Hon The Earl Roberts – appointed 17 October 1900 ... FM The Rt Hon The Earl Kitchener – appointed 15 November 1914 ... FM The Rt Hon The Earl of Ypres – appointed 6 June 1916 ...
... The Board of Trustees are governor-appointed Bill Moran, Chair, reappointed 2010 Steve Rieger, Vice-Chair, appointed 2009 Steve Frank, reappointed ...
... In 2005, he was appointed Chairman of the Technical Committee to advise the State Government of Negeri Sembilan to overcome the water crisis in Seremban ... Since 2000, he was appointed the Principal Consultant for the implementation of various environmental initiatives on water supply, sewerage, river rehabilitation and industrial ecology ... He has also been appointed as consultant to water-related issues with Taibah University, Saudi Arabia ...
More definitions of "appointed":
- (adj): Provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind).
Example: "A house that is beautifully appointed"
- (adj): Selected for a job.
Example: "The one appointed for guard duty"
- (adj): Subject to appointment.
Famous quotes containing the word appointed:
“No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“The meeting, in spite of my attempt to decline it, appointed me one of the delegates, so that in getting Baker the nomination, I shall be fixed a good deal like a fellow who is made groomsman to the man what has cut him out, and is marrying his own dear gal.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“Have We not made the earth as a cradle and the mountains as pegs? And We created you in pairs, and We appointed your sleep for a rest; and We appointed night for a garment, and We appointed day for a livelihood. And We have built above you seven strong ones, and We appointed a blazing lamp and have sent down out of the rain-clouds water cascading that We may bring forth thereby grain and plants, and gardens luxuriant.”
—QurAn. The Tiding, 78:6-16, trans. by Arthur J. Arberry (1955)