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designate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈdezɪɡneɪt/ formal
to choose someone or something for a particular purpose or duty: The area has been designated as a nature reserve.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobsTaking and choosing
designation
 
 
/ˌdezɪɡˈneɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
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