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Assignment vs. Activity

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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.’;

Activitynoun

(uncountable) The state or quality of being active; activeness; the state of having many things happening

‘Pit row was abuzz with activity.’;

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.’;

Activitynoun

(countable) Something done as an action or a movement.

‘The activity for the morning was a walk to the store.’;

Assignmentnoun

An assigned task.

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

Activitynoun

(countable) Something done for pleasure or entertainment, especially one involving movement or an excursion.

‘An increasing number of sports activities are on offer at the university.’; ‘Quilting can be an enjoyable activity.’;

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Assignmentnoun

A position to which someone is assigned.

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

Activitynoun

Use (of internet, Playstation, bank account etc.).

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.’;

Activitynoun

The lexical aspect (aktionsart) of verbs or predicates that change over time and have no natural end point.

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.’;

Activitynoun

The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.

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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.’;

Activitynoun

any specific activity;

‘they avoided all recreational activity’;

Assignmentnoun

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

Activitynoun

the state of being active;

‘his sphere of activity’; ‘he is out of action’;

Assignmentnoun

An allotting or an appointment to a particular person or use; or for a particular time, as of a cause or causes in court.

Activitynoun

an organic process that takes place in the body;

‘respiratory activity’;

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Assignmentnoun

A transfer of title or interest by writing, as of lease, bond, note, or bill of exchange; a transfer of the whole of some particular estate or interest in lands.

Activitynoun

(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction;

‘catalytic activity’;

Assignmentnoun

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

‘hazardous duty’;

Activitynoun

a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings);

‘the action of natural forces’; ‘volcanic activity’;

Assignmentnoun

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

Activitynoun

the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically;

‘the level of activity declines with age’;

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’;

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