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designated driver

A person who stays sober during a social gathering and is responsible for safely driving others from one location to another. Since Kara never drinks alcohol, she always offers to be the designated driver for her friends.
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designate (someone or something) as (something)

To label or name someone or something as something; to assign someone or something a specific role or status. The boss designated me as the point person for this project, so you guys have to listen to me. No, you can't sit here—mom designated this as the kids' table.
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designate someone or something as something

to choose or name someone or something as something. Alice will designate Andrew as our representative. She designated herself as the head of the committee.
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As for the transfer of Goods between Designated Zones, the Ministry asserted that it will not be subject to VAT if both of the following conditions are met:
Goods arriving in a Designated Zone from outside the UAE would not be treated as if they had been imported into the UAE.
The moral of the Southeast Farms story for claim professionals: Never concede that a claim need only arise out what is "necessary or incidental" to the insured's business when the policy in question contains a designated premises endorsement.
designated Roth contributions that have not been distributed), and to allocate gains, losses and other credits or charges to each employee's designated Roth account (and other plan accounts) on "a reasonable and consistent basis.
When the need for an inventory attorney arises, Bar counsel will verify that the designated inventory attorney is eligible to practice law in Florida and shall contact the designated inventory attorney.
citizen is in an automobile accident caused by a Specified Designated National, then the claimant could apply for a license from OFAC to allow the insurer to pay the claim against the policy OFAC will issue a license pertaining to the transfer of a frozen transaction.
The ensuing 14 years of his leadership were probably the most productive in history in terms of water projects and national parks authorized and built or developed, wilderness areas designated, redwoods protected, the states of Alaska and Hawaii were admitted to the Union, public land law review, and so much more.
For instance, we never get any designated donations for the African continent, and the need is always urgent there," she said.
use designated contributions to the foundation (i) are placed in a restricted account and (ii) are in fact used solely in the United States.
Thus, the final rule will affect a broad spectrum of the health care industry, involving not only clinical laboratory services but also the other designated health services that are now included within the self-referral ban.
Peroximon DC 40 KEP SR, a scorch-retarded dicumyl peroxide, which will be designated DC40SR;
In 1964 when the Wilderness Act was passed, I doubt the thought crossed the mind of any [Senate Interior] committee member that it would be necessary for Congress to pass additional legislation to protect designated wilderness areas because the land managers failed to manage these lands in accordance with the letter and spirit of the law," said former U.
ALABAMA: southern pine (Pinus palustris), designated in 1949.
Summary: A Designated Zone is determined by the UAE's Federal Cabinet to be outside the UAE for VAT purposes