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A person at a social function who volunteers to stay sober and drive inebriated individuals home

designated driver

Public health A person at a social function who volunteers, or is 'volunteered' to chauffeur inebriated revellers chez elles at festivity's end. Cf Squash it.
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returned the trapper, whom in future we shall choose to designate by his pursuit; "for more than fifty years did I carry my rifle in the wilderness, without so much as setting a snare for even a bird that flies the heavens;--much less, a beast that has nothing but legs, for its gifts.
Lowten and his companions, was what ordinary people would designate a public-house.
They included Munir bin Ibrahim Punjabi, designate to the Republic of Peru; Abdullah bin Marzouq Al-Zahrani, designate to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan; Suleiman bin Saleh Al-Freeh, designate to the Republic of Guinea; Abdullah bin Hajjaj Al-Mutairi, designate to the People's Republic of Bangladesh; Thamer bin Sabhan Al-Sabhan, designate to the Republic of Iraq; and Fahd bin Abdullah Alsafian, designate to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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First, the employee must irrevocably designate amounts as Roth 401(k) contributions when electing to defer compensation.
When asked to designate a beneficiary, you can choose The VRG to receive any portion of the policy you wish to donate.
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These include the vast array of drills utilizing cones, lines, hoops, ropes, and other landmarks to designate starting and ending positions.
Sanaullah, Pakistan's Ambassador designate to Indonesia , Mr.
401(k) plan can designate some or all of these contributions as Roth contributions.
On May 23, 2004, at its spring meeting, the AICPA Council adopted revisions to resolutions that designate bodies to promulgate professional standards.
After each new proposal came before the commission,' he explains, "the medical community would put it back to the committee, have terms redefined, wouldn't designate people to watch for abuses in the system and so on.