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tr.v. nom·i·nat·ed, nom·i·nat·ing, nom·i·nates
1. To propose as a candidate in an election or as one to be considered for an honor or prize: nominated him as their candidate for mayor; was nominated twice for an Academy Award.
2. To designate or appoint to an office or responsibility: "A quiet recruit who always does exactly what he is told ... is nominated to take the rap" (Thomas E. Ricks). See Synonyms at appoint.

[Latin nōmināre, nōmināt-, to name, from nōmen, nōmin-, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

nom′i·na′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nominator - someone who proposes a candidate for appointment or election
mover, proposer - (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
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The nominator or one of the references must be a AAAI Fellow who is a current member of AAAI.
So demure and humble sometimes that it seems as if the nominator and the entrant are talking about two different plans
Nominator Joanne Gould, who is in the audience today, wrote: "I was a 13-year old African American girl with little confidence or self-esteem.
Nominations can be made by individuals who are not AMS members, but the nominator needs to contact AMS Headquarters to be assigned a username for the portal.
His nominator Darren Welsh said: "It's no exaggeration to say that Charlie lives and breathes his job.
The entries will be voted upon by an RPGTV panel and the nominator of the winning name invited to join us at the final of the RPGTV Henlow Derby on Sunday, October 26.
The winning pub will effectively be put on a plane to Rio, along with the landlord, nominator, a voter and seven friends.
We love the way the nominator described Katz, "deftly" and "expertly" setting up the tables, handing out morning cookies and coffee and serving lunch, and always "smartly dressed and accessorized, complete with high heels.
Another nominator said: "Local residents have labelled it 'Skip-by-the-Sea' due to its striking resemblance to an industrial-scale skip.
For example, their number totals 1,137 in the Municipality of Saraj only, Vrapciste - 2,449, Cair - 1,739, Gostivar - 3,749 and Tetovo-2,117 and the common nominator of these election manipulations is Interior Minister Gordana Jankuloska," Ivanovski said.
The application form includes a short survey to be completed by the educator and the engineer/student nominator.
8221; Another nominator said, “Confidence and a positive attitude exudes from Robin Jones.