Example sentences for: designating

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

  • Jim Hodges asked the NAACP to drop the boycott on the condition that he push for a bill designating Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday as a state holiday.

  • The directive sought to accomplish this objective by designating, for different types of emergencies, an appropriate agency as "Incident Commander."

  • Pundits agreed he had botched much of his job but also noted his shrewdness in 1) capturing the world's attention on New Year's Eve; 2) cutting his losses before his communism-busting legacy was further tainted by a money-laundering scandal or the war in Chechnya; and 3) designating his likely successor, who has immunized Yeltsin from prosecution.

  • Since September 1996, the CIO Council, under OMB's leadership, has taken some significant actions, which include designating information security as one of six priority areas and establishing a Security Committee.


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