1. postpositive adjective
2. transitive verb
1) (serve as name of, describe) bezeichnen; (serve as distinctive mark of) kennzeichnen
2) (appoint to office) designieren (geh.)
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['deziɡneit] 1. verb
1) (to call or name: It was designated a conservation area.) bezeichnen
2) (to point out or identify: He has been designated our next Prime Minister.) ausersehen
2. adjective
((placed immediately after noun) appointed to an office etc but not yet having begun it: the ambassador designate.) designiert
- designated driver
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I. vt
to \designate sb [[as] sth] jdn [zu etw dat] ernennen
to \designate sb to do sth jdn mit etw dat beauftragen
to \designate sth [as sth] etw [zu etw dat] erklären
to \designate sth for sb etw für jdn konzipieren
to \designate one's successor seinen Nachfolger ernennen
II. adj inv, after n designiert
the Governor \designate der designierte Gouverneur
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1. vt
1) (= name) kennzeichnen, benennen; (= appoint) bestimmen, ernennen, designieren (form)

to designate sb as sth — jdn zu etw ernennen

2) (= indicate, specify, mark) festlegen, bestimmen

to be designated for sth — für etw bestimmt sein

smoking is permitted in designated areas — Rauchen ist in den dafür bestimmten Bereichen erlaubt

to be the designated driver — als Fahrer bestimmt sein ['dezIgnɪt]

2. adj

the Prime Minister designate — der designierte Premierminister

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A v/t [ˈdezıɡneıt]
1. etwas bezeichnen, kennzeichnen
2. auch designate as etwas od jemanden bezeichnen als, (be)nennen
3. etwas bestimmen, festlegen
4. jemanden (im Voraus) designieren, bestimmen, ausersehen (alle:
to, for für ein Amt etc, zu einem Amtsträger etc)
5. etwas bestimmen, vorsehen (beide:
for für)
6. MIL ein Schussziel ansprechen
B adj [-neıt; -nət] (nachgestellt) designiert, vorgesehen, ausersehen:
president designate designierter Präsident
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1. postpositive adjective
2. transitive verb
1) (serve as name of, describe) bezeichnen; (serve as distinctive mark of) kennzeichnen
2) (appoint to office) designieren (geh.)
* * *
bestimmen v.
bezeichnen v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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