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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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Have three years of business experience immediately preceding the date of the designation (an undergraduate or graduate degree may qualify for one year of experience).
Veterans holding a non-commercial driver s license or identification card can immediately apply for the designation by visiting www.
Description: This designation is for retirement plan personnel, financial consultants/planners and investment advisers, focusing on fundamentals of retirement plans with an emphasis on defined-contribution plans and investment philosophy.
The final designation also eliminated military bases and some private lands protected by habitat-conservation plans.
Among some organizations, the CRM designation is becoming a differentiator when candidates for a position have otherwise similar credentials.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already granted orphan drug designation for Surfaxin for the prevention of RDS in premature infants.
To achieve the MAI designation a person must demonstrate extensive knowledge in appraisal theory and methodology.
Patient data and genotyping designations were entered in a relational database and merged with selected variables from the national surveillance database.
If you see any unauthorized use of the Appraisal Institute's name, designations or logos, please notify the Appraisal Institute's Legal Department at the national office and send them a copy of the unauthorized use so that appropriate action can be taken.
Another designation will confuse the public about what a CPA is and who is more qualified to do a particular assignment--a CPA or a global credential holder.
I further hope that you will be able to persuade the other AICPA Council members to abandon this disastrous course of imposing a needlessly concocted designation upon the public.
The designation may be made if, at the time of the designation, each partner who was a general partner at the close of the tax year for which the designation is made (1) is deceased (or if an entity, has been liquidated or dissolved); (2) has been adjudicated by a court to be incompetent; (3) has had his partnership items converted into nonpartnership items under Sec.