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Translation of "designate" - English-Spanish dictionary

designate

verb   /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.1437
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.1150
(Definition 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
(Definition of designate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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