des·​ig·​nee | \ ˌde-zig-ˈnē How to pronounce designee (audio) \

Definition of designee

: one that is designated

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Examples of designee in a Sentence

the President's designees for Cabinet positions the director or his designee shall sign the report
Recent Examples on the Web Once the appeal is heard, Goodell or his designee will determine the new discipline that Watson will face. Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY, 4 Aug. 2022 No additional evidence or testimony shall be presented to or accepted by the Commissioner or his designee. cleveland, 4 Aug. 2022 Goodell or his designee still have final say over the extent of the discipline. New York Times, 4 Aug. 2022 Commissioner Roger Goodell or his designee would then hear the appeal case and could amend the punishment based on the evidence presented during the disciplinary hearing. Ashley Bastock, cleveland, 13 July 2022 Goodell’s word or that of his designee will be final. cleveland, 28 June 2022 That appeal then will be decided by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell or his designee. Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY, 28 June 2022 There are nine voting members on the new commission, including one designee for the attorney general and five more appointees chosen by Cameron. Joe Sonka, The Courier-Journal, 6 June 2022 The board members chosen by Foxx and Yarbrough voted to have Navarro Gercone removed, while Martinez’s designee voted to keep Navarro Gercone on the ballot. Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune, 23 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of designee

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of designee was in 1899

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8 Aug 2022

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“Designee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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