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Designation

Designation

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noun


(1)   The act of designating or identifying something
(2)   The act of putting a person into a non-elective position
"The appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
(3)   Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. The act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.
  2. Selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction.
  3. That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.
  4. Use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase.