assign · verb T /əˈsɑɪn/Full view
C1 to give someone a particular job or responsibility
Dictionary examples:

UN forces were assigned the task of rebuilding the hospital.

The case has been assigned to our most senior officer.

Learner example:

Some of the work they were assigned was quite boring for them. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Japanese)

assign sb to sth
C2 to give someone a particular job or place to work
Dictionary example:

Which police officer has been assigned to this case?

Learner example:

She was assigned to Sanming Police Station. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Chinese)

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