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designation

[‚dez·əg′nā·shən]
(computer science)
An item of data forming part of a computer record that indicates the type of record and thus determines how it is to be processed.

designation

A name, title or identification of something. If ABC is designated as "123," then ABC is called "123," or ABC is assigned to the "123" category.
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sourcing of the deduction for contributions to facilitate humanitarian relief upon the formal designation by the Secretary of the Treasury (presumably in consultation with the Secretary of State) that contributions to the particular effort would be in the national interest.
Site approval (SAP) will continue to be available either as a stand-alone designation, or in combination with camp accreditation.
Users can search the database by name, location and designation type.
Also during the quarter, Al bestowed for the first time its residential review designation to a previously non-Designated member.