Is designated acting as a noun or adjective? I have looked up all the dictionaries, but to no avail. Based on my understanding, designate is commonly used to appoint someone or give something a specific status, but I kept seeing people using designated time. Is this informal?
to mark or point out; indicate; show; specify.
to denote; indicate; signify.
to name; entitle; style.
to nominate or select for a duty, office, purpose, etc.; appoint; assign.
adjective named or selected for an office, position, etc., but not yet insta
to choose someone officially to do a particular job:
to say officially that a place or thing has a particular character or purpose:
Macmillan 1 to formally choose someone or something for a particular purpose
2 FORMAL to give someone or something a particular name, title, or description
3 to represent something in a particular way, for example with a sign or symbol