Appointee (noun)

  1. A person who has been appointed to a position, especially a government position.
  2. A person who has been chosen to fill a position, especially a position of responsibility or trust.

Origin:

From the verb appoint, which comes from the old french word apointer, which means "to point out" or "to assign".

Examples:

  1. The president's appointees are currently awaiting confirmation by the Senate.
  2. The word "appointee" comes from the verb appoint, which comes from the Old French word apointer, which means "to point out" or "to assign".
  3. The appointee will be responsible for managing the department.
  4. The company's board of directors appointed her as the CEO.
  5. He is one of the president's key appointees.
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