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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (designation)
a. name
El creador de la bebida le dio su denominación.The drink's creator gave it its name.
2. (act of giving a name)
a. naming
Los constructores fueron los encargados de la denominación del fraccionamiento.The developers were in charge of the naming of the residential development.
3. (finance)
a. denomination
Necesito billetes de baja denominación para pagarle a los empleados.I need bills in small denominations to pay the employees with.
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feminine noun
1. naming
  • denominación de Origen = guarantee of region of origin of a wine or other product
DENOMINACIÓN DE ORIGEN Originally designed as a guarantee of the place of origin and quality of wine, the Denominación de Origen is now also used for other products such as cheeses, olive oil, fruit and meat, especially where the production of a particular region is highly regarded (as in the case of olive oil from Jaén, Manchego cheese, or Jabugo cured ham). EU law now regulates the use of such labeling.
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1 (acto) naming
2 (nombre) name; designation
denominación social (México) official company name
3 [de billete] denomination
moneda de baja denominación (Latinoamérica) low value coin
The Denominación de Origen, abbreviated to D.O., is a prestigious product classification which is awarded to food products such as wines, cheeses, sausages and hams that are produced in designated Spanish regions according to stringent production criteria. D.O. labels serve as a guarantee of quality.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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