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des·ig·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appellation, denomination, designation, appellativenoun

    identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

  2. appointment, assignment, designation, namingnoun

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

    "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

  3. designation, identificationnoun

    the act of designating or identifying something

Wiktionary

  1. designationnoun

    The act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.

  2. designationnoun

    Selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction.

  3. designationnoun

    That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.

  4. designationnoun

    Use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Designationnoun

    the act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication

  2. Designationnoun

    selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction

  3. Designationnoun

    that which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation

  4. Designationnoun

    use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase

  5. Etymology: [L. designatio: cf. F. dsignation.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of designation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of designation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of designation in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Mass employment generation should gain precedence over education for all , but the topmost importance is to be given for the right person at right position with right designation and right remuneration in every organization.

  2. State John Kerry:

    That's one set of fairly normal negotiations with respect to movement of diplomats, access, travel, different things, the state sponsorship of terrorism designation is a separate process. It is not a negotiation. It is an evaluation that is made under a very strict set of requirements, congressionally mandated, and that has to be pursued separately.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A worthy worker gets the work, but not often what he is worth for in terms of position, designation and remuneration in a private organization.

  4. Chris Doyle:

    The designation of the Houthis as a terrorist organization will not help this conflict be resolved in any sense, and actually risks prolonging it, there are risks that the Houthi hardliners will feel empowered to turn towards Iran more. They will be unwilling to engage in diplomatic processes or backchannels to Saudi Arabia.

  5. Satoru Hyoki:

    Within this UNESCO designation, there are several groups that I believe may not be able to continue - or not be able to continue in their present form.

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