Example sentences for: designate

How can you use “designate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One can easily understand the desire of the committees responsible for such things to number streets, then designate house numbers in such a way that strangers can readily get the idea that 65-42 83rd Street is on 83rd Street near 65th Avenue, and I can find nothing to quarrel with in that practice.

  • The report states that Congress should either create or designate an agency to take over.

  • For the purposes of defining the gene content of the heterochromatic portion of the genomic sequence, we provisionally designate the distal ends of the indicated BACs (Table 1) as defining the boundaries of the centric heterochromatin within the finished genomic sequence.

  • Rather than prohibit the solicitation of campaign contributions at federal buildings, the Hatch Act should be amended to designate these "hallowed places" as the only sites at which a candidate may solicit or accept a campaign contribution.

  • Within the State Department, some officials delayed Sheehan and Clarke's push either to designateTaliban-controlled Afghanistan as a state sponsor of terrorism or to designate the regime as a foreign terrorist organization (thereby avoiding the issue of whether to recognize the Taliban as Afghanistan's government).


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