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 for Designating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Designate \Des"ig*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Designated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Designating.]
     1. To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to
        indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description;
        to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country;
        to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To call by a distinctive title; to name.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. To indicate or set apart for a purpose or duty; -- with to
        or for; as, to designate an officer for or to the command
        of a post or station.
     Syn: To name; denominate; style; entitle; characterize;
          [1913 Webster]

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