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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 des·ig·na·tion /ˌdɛzɪgˈneʃən/
 指示,指定,指名

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 designation
 任命 DSGN

From: Network Terminology

 designation
 指定

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Des·ig·na·tion n.
 1. The act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.
 2. Selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction.
 3. That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.
    The usual designation of the days of the week.   --Whewell.
 4. Use or application; import; intention; signification, as of a word or phrase.
    Finite and infinite seem . . . to be attributed primarily, in their first designation, only to those things which have parts.   --Locke.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 designation
      n 1: identifying word or words by which someone or something is
           called and classified or distinguished from others [syn:
            appellation, denomination, appellative]
      2: the act of putting a person into a non-elective position;
         "the appointment had to be approved by the whole
         committee" [syn: appointment, assignment, naming]
      3: the act of designating or identifying something [syn: identification]