destination

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēstinātiōnem, from dēstināre (to destine).

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destination (plural destinations)

  1. (archaic) The act of destining or appointing.
  2. Purpose for which anything is destined; predetermined end, object, or use; ultimate design.
  3. The place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent; place or point aimed at.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used attributively to indicate desirability, as "a destination resort" (a resort that is a fine, desirable destination).
  • Destination wedding - an advance planned wedding in a foreign country, usually at a high end resort, where the couple, the wedding party and their guests stay for about a week.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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destination f (plural destinations)

  1. destination

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