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des·ig·na·tion

 (dĕz′ĭg-nā′shən)
n.
1. The act of designating; a marking or pointing out.
2. Nomination or appointment.
3. A distinguishing name or title.

designation

(ˌdɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən)
n
1. something that designates, such as a name or distinctive mark
2. the act of designating or the fact of being designated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.designation - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from othersdesignation - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
street name - an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods); "her street name is Bonbon"
byname, cognomen, moniker, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet - a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
title - an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"
2.designation - the act of putting a person into a non-elective positiondesignation - the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
decision, determination, conclusion - the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"
nomination - the act of officially naming a candidate; "the Republican nomination for Governor"
co-optation, co-option - the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)
delegacy - the appointment of a delegate
ordinance, ordination - the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders; "the rabbi's family was present for his ordination"
recognition - designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body; "he was unable to make his motion because he couldn't get recognition by the chairman"
3.designation - the act of designating or identifying somethingdesignation - the act of designating or identifying something
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
diagnosing, diagnosis - identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon

designation

noun
1. name, title, label, description, tag, denomination, epithet, byname Level 4 alert is a designation reserved for very serious incidents.
2. appointment, classing, labelling, definition, specification, classification, earmarking, stipulation the designation of the city as a centre of culture
3. election, choice, selection, appointment, nomination the designation of Ali as Prophet Muhammad's successor

designation

noun
1. The act of appointing to an office or position:
2. The word or words by which one is called and identified:
Slang: handle, moniker.
Translations
تَعْيين، تَسْمِيَه
jménonázev
betegnelsetitel
megnevezés
ávarpstitill
dezignácia

designation

[ˌdezɪgˈneɪʃən] N (= title) → denominación f; (= appointment) → nombramiento m, designación f

designation

[ˌdɛzɪgˈneɪʃən] ndésignation fdesign brief ncahier m des charges

designation

n
(= naming)Kennzeichnung f, → Benennung f; (= appointment)Bestimmung f, → Ernennung f
(= indicating)Bestimmung f, → Festlegung f

designation

[ˌdɛzɪgˈneɪʃn] n (title) → titolo, designazione f

designate

(ˈdezigneit) verb
1. to call or name. It was designated a conservation area.
2. to point out or identify. He has been designated our next Prime Minister.
adjective
(placed immediately after noun) appointed to an office etc but not yet having begun it. the ambassador designate.
ˌdesigˈnation noun
a name or title.
ˌdesignated ˈdriver noun
(American) one of a group of friends who is chosen to drive them and therefore agrees not to drink alcohol at a party. etc.
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