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Russian translation of “name”

name

verb [T]     /neɪm/
GIVE A NAME B1 to give someone or something a name
называть, давать имя
[+ two objects] We named our first son Mike. A young boy named Peter answered the phone.Names and titles
SAY NAME B1 to say what the name of someone or something is
называть, упоминать
[often passive] The dead man has been named as John Kramer. She cannot be named for legal reasons.Names and titles
ANNOUNCE B2 to announce who has got a new job or won a prize
объявлять, называть
[+ two objects] She has been named manager of the new Edinburgh branch.Announcing, informing and stating
you name it something that you say which means anything you say or choose
чего только ни пожелаешь, все, что душе угодно
I've never seen such a wide selection. You name it, they've got it.Taking and choosing
(Definition of name verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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