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Status vs. Designation — What's the Difference?

Status vs. Designation — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Status and Designation

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Status

Relative social or professional position; standing
An improvement in the status of women

Designation

The action of choosing someone to hold an office or post
A leader's designation of his own successor

Status

The situation at a particular time during a process
An update on the status of the bill

Designation

The act of designating; a marking or pointing out.

Status

Position relative to that of others; standing
Her status is that of a guest.
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Designation

Nomination or appointment.

Status

High standing; prestige
A position of status in the community.

Designation

A distinguishing name or title.

Status

(Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing
The status of a minor.

Designation

An act or instance of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.

Status

The state of affairs; the situation
What is the status of the negotiations?.

Designation

Selection and appointment for a purpose or office; allotment; direction.
His designation as chief justice was controversial.

Status

A person’s condition, position or standing relative to that of others.
Superstition is highly correlated with economic status.

Designation

That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.

Status

Or high standing.

Designation

Signification, meaning, for example of a word or phrase.

Status

A situation or state of affairs.
What's the status of the investigation?
New York is known for its status as a financial center.

Designation

The act of designating; a pointing out or showing; indication.

Status

(legal) The legal condition of a person or thing.

Designation

Selection and appointment for a purpose; allotment; direction.

Status

The state (of a Canadian First Nations person) of being registered under the Indian Act.
He is a status Indian.

Designation

That which designates; a distinguishing mark or name; distinctive title; appellation.
The usual designation of the days of the week.

Status

(social networking) A function of some instant messaging applications, whereby a user may post a message that appears automatically to other users, if they attempt to make contact.
I'm just about to update my status to "busy".

Designation

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.

Status

(medicine) Short for status asthmaticus.}}

Designation

Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

Status

State; condition; position of affairs.

Designation

The act of putting a person into a non-elective position;
The appointment had to be approved by the whole committee

Status

The relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society;
He had the status of a minor
The novel attained the status of a classic
Atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life

Designation

The act of designating or identifying something

Status

A state at a particular time;
A condition (or state) of disrepair
The current status of the arms negotiations

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