Definition of designatory in US English:

designatory

adjective

  • That designates; of or relating to designation.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Goodwin (1600–1680), nonconformist minister. From post-classical Latin designatorius of or relating to a designator, of or relating to designation from designator + classical Latin -ius, suffix forming adjectives; compare -ory.

Pronunciation

designatory

/ˈdɛzɪɡnət(ə)ri/