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designation

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1 a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known
  • we've never given the homemade gadget a proper designation

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2 the state or fact of being chosen for a position or duty
  • the surprising designation of an unknown as the running mate raised a few eyebrows

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The first known use of designation was in the 14th century

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“Designation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/designation. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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