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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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Investors should also be wary of financial professionals who tout their designation as the reason they should be hired.
Forms for driver s license or ID renewals and duplicates now have a box for applicants to certify that they are a veteran, and to have the designation added.
The ethical thing to do is to be very clear on what a designation means and what it doesn't mean.
The Fish and Wildlife Service's 2001 designation of 182,360 acres of critical habitat was itself struck down by a federal judge, after it was challenged by the building industry.
Based on an examination, the ACA awards the CA designation and has a working relationship with the Society of American Archivists, though it remains an independent certification organization.
This designation allows Discovery exclusive marketing rights for Surfaxin in the indication of RDS in Europe for ten years (subject to revision after six years) following marketing approval by the EMEA.
Continuation of the NRSRO (or similar) designation, with liberalization of the rules for attainment of the designation and mandatory periodic review by the SEC and capital market participants.
However, assigning a designation to the IS6110 pattern for each isolate was necessary to allow entry of the result into the epidemiologic database.
The value of the designations and the Appraisal Institute's trademark rights in the designations can diminish if those who have not earned the designation and those who have not committed to adhering to the Appraisal Institute's Code of Ethics, Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and continuing education requirements use the designations with impunity.
We should be working with NASBA to effect changes in the CPA profession so that the state license has a different scope and encompasses all that the global designation would.
For more information on the CITP designation, visit the Information Center at http://citp.