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distinction of appoint,designate and nominate These three words 'appoint','designate' and 'nominate' seems to be simillar. How to distinguish those three? Please help me and give me some exmaples. Thanks a lot!
Feb 16, 2012 2:48 PM
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appoint may give a person an official title. The person has been chosen by any means - voting or chosen by a small group or chosen by one leader. Designate - not used for a person as often it is for a thing or place. - This area is designated (set aside) for smoking. This car is designated for work only. Nominate- chosen by a person or group to be put forth as a candidate for an official appointment.
February 16, 2012
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