Example sentences for: designating

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

  • Jabberwocky itself is given in The Concise Oxford Dictionary as designating nonsensical writing or speech, esp. for comic effect.

  • Vulgar , which really means no more than `unrefined,' is rarely encountered in modern dictionaries as a label because people have taken to designating four-letter words as vulgar, illustrating the semantic process known as pejoration `depreciation,' the opposite of melioration . Today we should probably consider labeling Great!

  • ); originally another FTL, or time-travel device, it has entered standard English, designating any sensation of time travel, time discontinuity, or suspension of time's progress.

  • 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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