assignment

Definitions

General English

Accounting

Banking

  • noun a particular task given to someone

Computing

Construction

  • A transfer of rights, frequently involving rights arising under a contract.
  • With respect to a contract, a document stating that payment for work completed or materials delivered must be made to someone other than the company or person specified in the contract.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a task often given as part of a programme of study

Law

  • noun a document by which something is assigned
  • noun in Scotland, a document such as a deed that effects a legal transfer of rights
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