Übersetzung von “designate” — Englisch–Spanisch 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–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈdeziɡneit/

to call or name

designar, nombrar
The rainforest has been designated a conservation area.

to point out or identify

designar, nombrar
He has been designated our next Prime Minister.
designation noun

a name or title

denominación, nombramiento
What is your official designation?
designated driver noun

one of a group of friends who is chosen to drive them and therefore agrees not to drink alcohol at a party etc.

conductor designado para no beber alcohol

(Übersetzung von “designate” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)