by appointment

by appointment
used to say that something can only be done at an agreed time that must be arranged first: »

Personal shoppers are available by appointment.


Viewings are by appointment only.

COMMERCE in the UK, used by businesses to show that their goods and services are sold to the Royal Family, and that they are therefore of good quality: »

Their packaging identified them as suppliers of meat products ""by appointment to Her Majesty the Queen"".

Main Entry: appointment

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • appointment — ap‧point‧ment [əˈpɔɪntmənt] noun 1. [countable] an arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place: • Erlich was 25 minutes early for his appointment. • He had an appointment with a union delegate at the Grand Hotel. • Were you able to …   Financial and business terms

  • Appointment to the Order of Canada — Appointment into the Order of Canada is the process by which Canadians citizens or certain foreign persons are inducted into Canada s highest civilian honour within the country s system of honours. Any living Canadian or foreign national may be… …   Wikipedia

  • Appointment — Ap*point ment, n. [Cf. F. appointement.] 1. The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust; as, he erred by the appointment of unsuitable men. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being appointed to som? service… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appointment — I (act of designating) noun allocation, allotment, assignment, authorization, certification, charter, choice, decree, delegation, deputation, designation to office, dispensation, distribution, installation, naming, nomination, order, ordination,… …   Law dictionary

  • Appointment — may refer to a number of things, including the following:*An appointment is a time reserved for something such as a doctor visit, much like a reservation. *An appointment, in government also refers to the assignment of a person by an official to… …   Wikipedia

  • appointment (of all or part of a trust fund) — England, Wales The exercise of an express power (contained in a trust document and called a power of appointment) by the trustees of a trust, to direct (or redirect) the trust fund in favour …   Law dictionary

  • Appointment scheduling software — allows businesses and professionals to manage appointment scheduling.Web based appointment scheduling software allows professionals to put their schedules online, and customers to book their own appointments. This facilitates appointment… …   Wikipedia

  • Appointment With Death — (album) Appointment with Death Album par Lizzy Borden Sortie 02 octobre 2007 Enregistrement Zanzibar studios, Hollywood …   Wikipédia en Français

  • appointment letter — ➔ letter * * * appointment letter UK US noun [C] (also letter of appointment) ► HR a letter that officially tells someone they have got a job with a company or organization: »Please return a signed copy of your appointment letter to the Human… …   Financial and business terms

  • Appointment with Death — steht für: Appointment with Death (2008), eine englische Langfolge der elften Staffel der Fernsehserie Agatha Christie’s Poirot Der Tod wartet, Originaltitel Appointment with Death, Alternativer Titel Rendezvous mit einer Leiche, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • appointment — [n1] arrangement for meeting; prearranged meeting assignation, assignment, blind date*, consultation, date, engagement, errand, gig, interview, invitation, meet, rendezvous, session, tryst, zero hour*; concepts 324,384 appointment [n2] assignment …   New thesaurus

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