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Definition of "designee" [designee]

  • A person who has been designated. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "designee" in a sentence
  • "If the Secretary of Agriculture or Energy serves on the Interagency Council on Biobased Products and Bioenergy through a designee, the designee should be the chair of the Department's working group."
  • "If the reading takes place, it's likely to be carried out by Boehner or his designee, meaning that a number of members may participate, according to a GOP leadership aide."
  • "The "designee" should have "appropriate expertise in such areas as economic stabilization, financial aid to commerce and industry, financial restructuring, energy efficiency, and environmental protection.""
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