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Meaning of NAMING

Pronunciation:  n'eyming

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
  2. [n]  the verbal act of naming; "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals"

NAMING is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: appointment, assignment, designation
 See Also: acrophony, conclusion, co-optation, co-option, decision, delegacy, denotation, determination, indication, nomination, numeration, ordinance, ordination, specification, speech act



Thesaurus Terms
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