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Spanish translation of “designate”

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designate

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
(Definition of designate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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