- designated driver,
- designated employment,
- designated hitter,
- designer baby
Origin of designation
Examples from the Web for designation
They are elites, in short, even though they make less money and wield less power than others of that designation.How Maurice Tomlinson Was Outed in Jamaica—and Forced Into Exile|Jay Michaelson|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(His designation by the FBI was the “UNABOM subject,” short for University and Airline Bomber).
This designation had not altered his sense of humor or the way he talked around reporters.
As a result of the FBI designation, ICP was persona non grata in numerous places, including many potential Gathering sites.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Dioxin” is the dirtiest of dirty words and this designation, like the chemical itself, does not degrade.
Norwich has long been known by the designation of a “City of Gardens.”Addresses & Papers / Collectanea|Peter Eade
For such a permanent form in the case of man we may adopt the designation of an ethnical element.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
The designation Farther Bjarmeland may nevertheless point to a land having been known beyond the often-mentioned Bjarmeland.In Northern Mists (Volume 2 of 2)|Fridtjof Nansen
To it, beyond all others, the designation of being a mixed language applies; indeed it corresponds altogether to this character.The philosophy of life, and philosophy of language, in a course of lectures|Frederick von Schlegel
The designation of New Georgia has been retained in the modern charts for that portion of the group which is known as Rubiana.The Solomon Islands and Their Natives|H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
late 14c., "action of pointing out," from Old French designacion or directly from Latin designationem (nominative designatio) "a marking out, specification," noun of action from past participle stem of designare (see design (v.)). Meaning "descriptive name" is from 1824.