Translation of designate in Spanish:


nombrar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛzɪɡneɪt//ˈdɛzɪɡˌneɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (name officially)
    they designated me as their spokesman me nombraron portavoz del grupo
    • the area was designated a national park la zona fue declarada parque nacional
    • In Belarus over 1.5 million people still live in officially designated contaminated territories.
    • Perhaps it might increase the awareness of the problem if we were officially to designate a day in the year in testimony to them.
    • Every day he cycled to the newly designated high-tech zone seeking approval to build his business there.
    • The land is partly designated for housing, partly for education and is part open space.
    • Women must enter city buses by separate rear entrances and sit in specially designated sections.
    • The Official Plan also designates this site to be " residential".
    • The neighborhood has been newly designated as a historic zone.
    • Recently more than 350 new critical habitats have been designated, the researchers wrote.
    • There are several ‘Petrified Forests’ that have been designated National Treasures in the United States.
    • The Iron Age site was recently designated as Swindon fourth official local nature reserve.
    • We follow the general rules of zebrafish nomenclature for designating locus and allele names.
    • Indeed, nationwide, ranchers are allowed to drive into federally designated wilderness.
    • In January 2005 the agency eliminated all but 8,300 acres of the 21,000 acres previously designated as critical habitat.
    • The land is not designated for housing, and I understand the fence is extremely unsightly.
    • Industrial incubators are specially designated areas that provided SMEs with tools and resources to assist them run their businesses.
    • The area of land has been designated suitable for individual or mass flat construction and civil services.
    • The engineering status will be designated to the school from September.
    • Two conservation areas have been specifically designated to protect important field wall systems.
    • "There is no designated parking in the village and traffic is a problem.
    • More than 10 per cent of companies polled have designated smoking areas within the office.
  • 2formal

    three points designated A, B, C on the diagram tres puntos designados por A, B, C en el diagrama
  • 3formal



  • 1

    the governor/ambassador designate quien ha sido nombrado gobernador/embajador