Assignment vs. Placement

Assignment vs. Placement — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Assignment and Placement

Assignmentnoun

The act of assigning

His assignment of the tasks seemed unfair.

Placementnoun

The act of placing or arranging.

Assignmentnoun

Something, such as a task, that is assigned

What's the math assignment for tonight?.

Placementnoun

The state of being placed or arranged.

Assignmentnoun

A position or post of duty to which one is assigned

The journalist took an assignment in China.

Placementnoun

The finding of suitable accommodation or employment for applicants.

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Assignmentnoun

The transfer of a claim, right, interest, or property from one to another.

Placementnoun

Assignment of students to appropriate classes or programs.

Assignmentnoun

The instrument by which this transfer is effected.

Placementnoun

The sale of a new issue of stock, bonds, or other securities.

Assignmentnoun

The act of assigning; the allocation of a job or a set of tasks.

This flow chart represents the assignment of tasks in our committee.

Placementnoun

The setting of the ball in position for a place kick.

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Assignmentnoun

The categorization of something as belonging to a specific category.

We should not condone the assignment of asylum seekers to that of people smugglers.

Placementnoun

A place kick.

Assignmentnoun

An assigned task.

The assignment the department gave him proved to be quite challenging.

Placementnoun

The act of placing or putting in place; the act of locating or positioning; the state of being placed.

Assignmentnoun

A position to which someone is assigned.

Unbeknownst to Mr Smith, his new assignment was in fact a demotion.

Placementnoun

A location or position.

It seems to me that the placement of that poster could be better.

Assignmentnoun

(education) A task given to students, such as homework or coursework.

Mrs Smith gave out our assignments, and said we had to finish them by Monday.

Placementnoun

The act of matching a person with a job

The agency does not guarantee placement, but they work on commission.

Assignmentnoun

(legal) A transfer of something from one person to another, especially property, or a claim or right.

The assignment of the lease has not been finalised yet.

Placementnoun

the spatial property of the way in which something is placed;

the arrangement of the furniturethe placement of the chairs

Assignmentnoun

(legal) A document that effects this transfer.

Once you receive the assignment in the post, be sure to sign it and send it back as soon as possible.

Placementnoun

contact established between applicants and prospective employees;

the agency provided placement services

Assignmentnoun

(computing) An operation that assigns a value to a variable.

Placementnoun

the act of putting something in a certain place or location

Assignmentnoun

a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces);

hazardous duty

Assignmentnoun

the instrument by which a claim or right or interest or property is transferred from one person to another

Assignmentnoun

the act of distributing something to designated places or persons;

the first task is the assignment of an address to each datum

Assignmentnoun

(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

Assignmentnoun

an undertaking that you have been assigned to do (as by an instructor)

Assignmentnoun

the act of putting a person into a non-elective position;

the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee