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  Definition of Designation
  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
Similar Words: identification, appointment, assignment, naming, appellation, denomination, appellative

 

Hyponyms: diagnosis, diagnosing, nomination, co-option, co-optation, delegacy, ordination, ordinance, recognition, street name, nickname, moniker, cognomen, sobriquet, soubriquet, title, title of respect

 

Derivational Morphology: name, identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, designate, denominate, nominate, make, appoint, constitute, delegate, depute, assign

 

 
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