Translation of designate in Spanish:


transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 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


/ˈdezɪgneɪt; -nət; ˈdezɪgnət/
  • (after noun/detrás del nombre) the governor/ambassador designate quien ha sido nombrado gobernador/embajador

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