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designated

  

      adj     (Logic)   (of a truth value) corresponding to truth in a two-valued logic, or having one of the analogous values in a many-valued logic  


designated driver  
      n   a person who volunteers not to drink alcohol on a social occasion, so that he or she can safely drive other people who have been drinking  
designated employment  
      n   (in Britain) any of certain kinds of jobs reserved for handicapped workers under the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944  
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exp.
Area of responsability
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
adv.
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Informal] [Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.
n.
management by walking/wandering around; it's a form of management based on frequent informal visits to the subordinates'work area and direct interaction with them
[Bus.]
n.
plastic surgery consisting in removing the fat tissue from the abdominal area
popular term
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
n.
name given to the discomfort felt in the abdominal area in situations of stress or anxiety
also known as "butterflies in the stomach" sensation
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
n.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]

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