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Meaning of “designation” in the English Dictionary

"designation" in British English

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designationnoun

uk   us   /ˌdez.ɪɡˈneɪ.ʃən/
[C] an ​officialtitle or ​name: What's her ​official designation now she's been ​promoted? [U] the ​act of ​designating a ​place or thing: The ​areaqualifies for designation as a ​site of ​specialscientificinterest.
(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 ​specialjob, or ​stating that something has a ​particularcharacter 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   us   /ˌdezɪɡˈneɪʃən/
[C] an ​officialtitle or ​name: What's her ​official designation now she's been ​promoted?
[U] the ​act of ​statingofficially that a ​place or thing has a particular ​character or ​purpose: The ​areaqualifies 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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