Translation of "designate" - English-Spanish dictionary

designate

verb uk /ˈdez.ɪɡ.neɪt/

to choose someone officially to do a particular job

nombrar
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

designar
This area of the park has been specially designated for children.
They officially designated the area (as) unsuitable for human habitation.

(Translation of “designate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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

(Translation of “designate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)