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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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Current beneficiaries under Syrias TPS designation are eligible to re-register for an extension of their status for 18 months, through March 31, 2021.
I wanted to earn my designation to not only harness and sharpen my skills, but also to speak to my work ethic and dedication in order to be seen as an emerging leader in my company and in my industry.
The chartered financial consultant (ChFC) designation is based on a course of study that is very similar to that required for certified financial planners with a heavy emphasis on a variety of financial planning skills.
This is the seventh Breakthrough Therapy Designation received for four drugs created by Chugai.
FINRA warns that while some financial designationsinvolve "fairly rigorous standards" to earn and maintain the designation, allow investors to verify the status of anyone claiming to hold that designation and a few even have a formal disciplinary process, others are relatively easy to earn and might be maintained by simply paying a yearly fee.
NAR Green Designees have the necessary resources and relationships to effectively work with you to find your next home or assess your next green project," said Marc Gould, Vice President of NAR's Green Designation. NAR's Green Designation was developed in response to growing consumer awareness of the benefits of resource-efficient homes and buildings.
According to the company, the Orphan Drug Designation is an important milestone for it and it recognises the promise of WTX101 as a potential new treatment for ALS.
To receive this designation, sponsors submit a request to the FDA at the initial Investigational New Drug Application stage or later in clinical development but, ideally, no later than end-of-phase 2 meetings.
The AI-GRS, (Appraisal Institute--General Review Specialist) and AI-RRS (Appraisal Institute--Residential Review Specialist) designations will be the Institute's first new designations in more than 20 years.
In a case of back to the future, senior designations are receiving regulatory attention after the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a scathing report criticizing their use.
Following extensive deliberation and careful consideration of member feedback, the Board in December 2011 approved the new Candidate for Designation program.
The engineering institutions should, through their members who are MPs, introduce into the Commons a private member's bill to give legal protection to the title "professional engineer" and the designation "PE".