There are 2 translations of designate in Spanish:

designate1

vt

/ˈdezɪgneɪt/
  • 1 (name officially) nombrar, designar they designated me as their spokesman me nombraron portavoz del grupo the area was designated a national park la zona fue declarada parque nacional
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    • The engineering status will be designated to the school from September.
    • We follow the general rules of zebrafish nomenclature for designating locus and allele names.
    • Perhaps it might increase the awareness of the problem if we were officially to designate a day in the year in testimony to them.
  • 2 (call) [formal] designar three points designated A, B, C on the diagram tres puntos designados por A, B, C en el diagrama

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of designate in Spanish:

designate2

adj

/ˈdezɪgneɪt; -nət; ˈdezɪgnət/
  • (after n) the governor/ambassador designate quien ha sido nombrado gobernador/embajador
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    • He was appointed director designate in February, but was originally not to take over until December.
    • Much has been made of the suggestion that the supposedly moderate prime minister designate intends to disband the militias.
    • Our cameras now take you to the Central Polling Office to hear from the Prime Minister designate.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.