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  1. namingnoun

    the verbal act of naming

    "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals"

    Synonyms:
    appointment, assignment, designation

    Antonyms:
    connotative

  2. appointment, assignment, designation, namingadjective

    the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

    "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

    Synonyms:
    duty assignment, appellation, appointment, date, appellative, assigning, designation, appointee, identification, assignment, grant, fitting, engagement, denomination

    Antonyms:
    connotative

  3. appellative, naming(a)adjective

    inclined to or serving for the giving of names

    "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites"

    Antonyms:
    connotative

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  1. Kazuma Hashimoto:

    The scenes that are in that cutscene can be extremely triggering, and even re-traumatize trans people regarding the abuse that we face, the dead naming, the small instances of violence that occur in our everyday lives.

  2. Kenya Friend-Daniel:

    While this approach to product naming may have been rooted in a lighthearted attempt at inclusiveness, we recognize that it may now have the opposite effect -- one that is contrary to the welcoming, rewarding customer experience we strive to create every day, packaging for a number of the products has already been changed, but there's a small number of products in which the packaging is still going through the process.

  3. Leo Taddeo:

    By naming and shaming, you might bring attention to the issue and bring additional resources to bear on it.

  4. The President:

    I'll still never forget when we passed the cancer proposal in the last year I was vice president, almost $ 9 million going to NIH, you'll excuse the point of personal privilege -- I'll never forget you standing, Mitch, and saying, naming it after my deceased son. It meant a lot.

  5. Donald Trump:

    They have been impotent in the face of the greatest threat that we have ever known -- one that we experienced first-hand here in El Paso a week ago Saturday, it's almost as if the bigger the lie, the more obvious the injustice, the more furious the pace of this bizarre behavior, the more incapable we are of seeing it and clearly naming it and acting against it.

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