"designations" in the noun sense
1. appellation, denomination, designation, appellative
identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
2. appointment, assignment, designation, naming
the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
"the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
3. designation, identification
the act of designating or identifying something
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