In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(elegir, nombrar)(persona) to appoint(persona) to name(persona) to designate formal(fecha/lugar) to fix(fecha/lugar) to setha sido designado presidente de la comisión — he has been named / designated / appointed chairman of the committee
- fue designada como sede de los próximos Juegos Olímpicos — it was chosen / designated as the venue for / site of the next Olympics
2(denominar)a estos productos los designamos con nombres ingleses — we give these products English names
- el proyecto fue designado con el nombre de 'Galaxia' — the project was designated 'Galaxy'
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