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de·nom·i·nate / diˈnäməˌnāt/ • v. 1. (be denominated) (of sums of money) be expressed in a specified monetary unit: the borrowings were denominated in U.S. dollars. 2. [tr.] formal call; name: the whole train was denominated a “bull-outfit.”

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denominate XVI. f. pp. stem of L. dēnōmināre; see DE- 3, NOMINATE.
So denomination naming XIV; appellation, designation; (arith.) class of one kind of unit XV; class, sort, sect (of individuals) XVII. — (O)F. or L. denominative XVII. — OF. — late L. denominator (spec. in math.) XVI. — F. or medL.

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