Translation of appellation in Spanish:

appellation

Pronunciation: /ˌæpəˈleɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • [formal] denominación (feminine)
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    • Beware of people claiming supernatural powers, and of those that try to impress you with pompous titles and appellations.
    • He also pointed out the quite strict rules which apply to names, appellations, etc.
    • ‘Akishino’ and ‘Nori’ are more formal appellations used only with the titles ‘prince’ or ‘princess’.
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    • The reason for this appellation was that they were not only called out when fire broke out, but also when any kind of accident occured.
    • How useful is this appellation of ‘science’, for it dresses up so much religious indoctrination as ‘secular education’.
    • Some, however, felt that appellation would give the Republican ships preeminence.

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