transitive verb
re·​des·​ig·​nate | \ ¦rē-¦de-zig-ˌnāt \
redesignated; redesignating; redesignates

Definition of redesignate

: to give a new designation to : to designate again The city redesignated the Parks Department as the Department of Recreation.

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First Known Use of redesignate

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Redesignate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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