nominating address

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Noun1.nominating address - an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election; "the nomination was brief and to the point"
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units
oratory - addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous); "he loved the sound of his own oratory"
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Rumors of a decisive Eisenhower statement quickened when his brother Milton delivered a passionate nominating address on behalf of William Scranton, the surviving alternative to Goldwater, but Eisenhower remained neutral to the end.