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"designation" in British English

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designationnoun

uk   /ˌdez.ɪɡˈneɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌdez.ɪɡˈneɪ.ʃən/
[C] an official title or name: What's her official designation now she's been promoted?
[U] the act of designating a place or thing: The area qualifies for designation as a site of special scientific interest.
(Definition of designation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"designation" in American English

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designationnoun [C/U]

us   /ˌdez·ɪɡˈneɪ·ʃən/
the act of choosing someone or something for a special job, or stating that something has a particular character or purpose: [C] Associate professor is her official designation (= title).
(Definition of designation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"designation" in Business English

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designationnoun

uk   /ˌdezɪɡˈneɪʃən/ us  
[C] an official title or name: What's her official designation now she's been promoted?
[U] the act of stating officially that a place or thing has a particular character or purpose: The area qualifies for designation as a site of special scientific interest.
(Definition of designation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “designation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正式职务, 正式名称, 指定地区…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正式職務, 正式名稱, 指定地區…
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