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1A person to whom a job or role is assigned.‘an appointee to to the federal judiciary’‘the Commission calls for a reduction in the number of political appointees’
- ‘Increasing the number of shares allocated to directors would ensure enough shares were available to future board appointees.’
- ‘He was the first really down-to-earth coalition appointee.’
- ‘At least half of the initial appointees serve two-year terms only.’
- ‘Even in the most egregious cases, dismissing a career appointee can be a drawn-out process.’
- ‘The elected officials subsequently overruled their own appointees.’
- ‘Presidential appointees have incentive to leave on a high note.’
- ‘He is an aviation finance specialist, underlying the minister's shift away from political appointees to directors with specific expertise.’
- ‘That put the president in the unusual position of officially distancing himself from his own appointee.’
- ‘The Great Depression, combined with two Supreme Court appointees by Progressive Republican Hoover, halted the libertarian trend.’
- ‘The mayor's first cultural appointees seem to bode well for the arts.’
A person empowered by the owner of property to decide the disposition of that property.‘an appointee will arrange to receive your state benefits and pay your bills’
- ‘As an appointee you’re responsible for making and maintaining any benefit claims.’
- ‘The city council became his legal appointee and started claiming retirement benefits and pensions credits on his behalf in 1995.’
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