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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESIGNATION

I saw the host of the Belle Étoile which, as I said, was the sign and designation of my inn.

And they always seemed to be rather proud of the designation.

Under what name and designation does he figure in the pension list?

The designation "frontier town" was not, however, a new one.

And I suppose he was right in saying so, for what meaning could he attach to the designation, the world.

From the p. 191Hebrew history, however, we know how the designation was first given.

Their designation in the Shastras is Sopuckh, meaning dog-eater.

The denial of the designation "mister" is suggestive of this disposition.

The name or designation of a person addressed is isolated by commas.

The designation of book sizes is a vexed question in catalogues.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "action of pointing out," from Old French designacion or directly from Latin designationem (nominative designatio) "a marking out, specification," noun of action from past participle stem of designare (see design (v.)). Meaning "descriptive name" is from 1824.

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