Übersetzung von “designate” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈdez.ɪɡ.neɪt/ us

to choose someone officially to do a particular job

Traditionally, the president designates his or her successor.
Thompson has been designated (as/to be) team captain.
She has been designated to organize the meeting.

to say officially that a place or thing has a particular character or purpose

This area of the park has been specially designated for children.
They officially designated the area (as) unsuitable for human habitation.
adjective uk /ˈdez.ɪɡ.nət/ us /-neɪt/ us

used after the title of a particular official job to refer to someone chosen to do that job, but who has not yet started doing it

the Secretary General/Managing Director designate
→ Compare -elect

(Übersetzung von “designate” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)