Origin of designation
OTHER WORDS FROM designationde·des·ig·na·tion, nounre·des·ig·na·tion, noun
How to use designation in a sentence
By early November, the state downgraded all but one of the red areas to less restrictive designations, allowing schools and businesses to reopen.New York’s block-by-block lockdowns are curbing covid-19. But residents aren’t pleased.|Ben Guarino|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
He may, for example, push to reform historical designation requirements or other obstacles to new housing construction he says can sometimes be abused.
This designation will allow AstraZeneca to apply to have the vaccine approved for use in Australia, potentially even before all the late stage human trials are concluded.A Pelosi snub and a giant federal COVID grant: Another dizzying day in Washington for the U.K.’s AstraZeneca|Jeremy Kahn|October 12, 2020|Fortune
Solitude and tranquility are among the official qualifications for wilderness designation, she says, and “it takes just one helicopter to break that tranquility.”The FAA Is Enabling Helicopters to Ruin the Outdoors|Frederick Reimers|October 3, 2020|Outside Online
It was not intended to be a now disparaging designation of economic underdevelopment.