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Designation

Des`ig`na´tion
n.1.The act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.
2.Selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction.
3.That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.
The usual designation of the days of the week.
- Whewell.
4.Use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase.
Noun1.designation - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
2.Designationdesignation - the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
3.designation - the act of designating or identifying something
Synonyms: identification

DESIGNATION, wills. The expression used by a testator, instead of the name of the person or the thing he is desirous to name; for example, a legacy to. the eldest son of such a person, would be a designation of the legatee. Vide 1 Rop. Leg. ch. 2.
     2. A bequest of the farm which the testator bought of such a person; or of the picture he owns, painted by such an artist, would be a designation of the thing devised or bequeathed.

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