predesignation

predesignate

[pree-dez-ig-neyt]
verb (used with object), predesignated, predesignating.
to designate beforehand.

Origin:
1815–25; pre- + designate

predesignation, noun
predesignatory [pree-dez-ig-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, pree-dez-ig-ney-tuh-ree] , adjective
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