- a person selected or designated to carry out a duty or role: If the judge is unavailable, his designee will hear the case.
- a person named or selected for an office, position, etc., but not yet installed: She’s the CEO designee.
Origin of designee
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Examples from the Web for designee
After each candidate was nominated by a designee, they would give a speech before the first ballot.The Bizarro World Of Iowa’s GOP Convention
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The second is more constant; as being Regulated by some desire, and designee.Leviathan
The Bank of England gave to its depositors the service of paying annually to a designee without further order.
A designee of the king will inspect and seal cloth with lead to prevent deceit.