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noun as in delegation, selection

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Now he’s fighting the Southern Poverty Law Center, whose designation of the Proud Boys as a hate group led to the aforementioned de-platforming.

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At the same time as Google is lobbying for limits on any gatekeeper designations, the tech giant wants to see certain types of rules applied universally to all players.

The digital ecosystem is extremely diverse and evolving rapidly and it would be misguided for gatekeeper designations to be evaluated by reference to the position of an entire company or corporate group.

The team is working closely with the FDA and was granted a breakthrough device designation in July, which could pave the way for a human trial for treating people with paraplegia and tetraplegia.

Some scientists have argued that Neowise deserves a “great comet” designation for its brightness.

They are elites, in short, even though they make less money and wield less power than others of that designation.

(His designation by the FBI was the “UNABOM subject,” short for University and Airline Bomber).

This designation had not altered his sense of humor or the way he talked around reporters.

As a result of the FBI designation, ICP was persona non grata in numerous places, including many potential Gathering sites.

“Dioxin” is the dirtiest of dirty words and this designation, like the chemical itself, does not degrade.

Mr. Grote, in reply, said that the designation was quite as respectable as that of "literary Whig."

This negatives the very idea of a Destitution Authority, whatsoever its designation or its policy.

Futteh Khan, in fact, governed the kingdom under the designation of vizier, while Mahmood abandoned himself to debauchery.

I called Liszt's article a criticism, but "lampoon" or "libel" would have been a more appropriate designation.

For we use "first Unity" as a designation of the essence which is beneath the "absolute Unity."


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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to designation, such as: classification, description, moniker, nickname, appellation, and appellative.

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