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nom·i·na·tion

 (nŏm′ə-nā′shən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of appointing a person to office.
2. The act or an instance of submitting a name for candidacy or appointment.
3. The state of being nominated.
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nomination

(ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the act of nominating or state of being nominated, esp as an election candidate
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nom•i•na•tion

(ˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of nominating, esp. to office.
2. the state of being nominated.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin nōminātiō a naming, nomination. See nominate, -tion]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nomination - the act of officially naming a candidatenomination - the act of officially naming a candidate; "the Republican nomination for Governor"
appointment, designation, naming, assignment - the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
2.nomination - the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election; "there was keen competition for the nomination"; "his nomination was hotly protested"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
3.nomination - 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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nomination

noun
1. proposal, suggestion, recommendation a list of nominations for senior lectureships
2. appointment, election, selection, designation, choice On Leo's death there were two main candidates for nomination as his replacement.
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nomination

noun
The act of appointing to an office or position:
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Translations
تَرْشِيحٌتَسْمِيَه، إقْتِراح لِمَنْصِبتَسْمِيَه، تَرْشيح
nominacejmenováníkandidatura
indstillingnomineringudnævnelse
nimeäminen
nominacija
jelölés
útnefningútnefning; tilnefning
指名
지명
nominering
การเสนอชื่อ
adaylıkaday göster me
sự đề cử

nomination

[ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən] N (= proposal) → propuesta f; (= appointment) → nombramiento m
the race for the presidential nomination (US) → la carrera por la candidatura a la presidencia
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nomination

[ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən] n
(= proposing) [candidate] → nomination f
his nomination for the post of CEO → sa nomination pour le poste de PDG
(= nominee) → candidat m
a list of nominations for places on the directors' board → une liste de candidats pour le conseil d'administration
(= appointment) → nomination f
nomination to sth → nomination à qch
(for award)nomination f
nomination for sth [+ award] → nomination pour qch
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nomination

n
(= appointment)Ernennung f
(= proposal)Nominierung f, → Kandidatenvorschlag m
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nomination

[ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃn] n (see vb) → candidatura; (XXX) → nomina
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nominate

(ˈnomineit) verb
to name (someone) for possible election to a particular job etc. They nominated him as captain.
ˌnomiˈnation noun
1. the act of nominating. the nomination of a president.
2. a suggestion of a particular person for a post etc. We've had four nominations for the job.
ˌnomiˈnee noun
a person who is nominated for a job etc.
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nomination

تَرْشِيحٌ nominace nominering Nominierung αναγόρευση nombramiento nimeäminen désignation nominacija nomina 指名 지명 nominatie nominasjon nominacja nomeação номинация nominering การเสนอชื่อ adaylık sự đề cử 任命
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References in classic literature ?
"How much will you pay for a nomination to office?"
"Is he really going to be put in nomination, though?" said Mr.
They might even entertain a preference to some other person, at the very moment they were assenting to the one proposed, because there might be no positive ground of opposition to him; and they could not be sure, if they withheld their assent, that the subsequent nomination would fall upon their own favorite, or upon any other person in their estimation more meritorious than the one rejected.
The Ministry answered, "We want a man who is listened to in the House, and we have got him." The papers supported the new nomination. A great debate came off, and the new Solicitor-General justified the Ministry and the papers.
THE AFFAIR grew out of a nomination for Sheriff of Grant county.
However unacceptable these sounds might be to Prince John, and to those around him, he saw himself nevertheless obliged to confirm the nomination of the victor, and accordingly calling to horse, he left his throne; and mounting his jennet, accompanied by his train, he again entered the lists.
Now you know that the nomination of bishops rests with the king -- I have the king, I am the stronger."
"It would be better," said Aramis, bowing, "that I should not be appointed first minister until your royal highness has procured my nomination as cardinal."
I had even imagined that the public would never know the whole truth of the prodigious case known as that of The Yellow Room, out of which grew so many mysterious, cruel, and sensational dramas, with which my friend was so closely mixed up, if, propos of a recent nomination of the illustrious Stangerson to the grade of grandcross of the Legion of Honour, an evening journal--in an article, miserable for its ignorance, or audacious for its perfidy--had not resuscitated a terrible adventure of which Joseph Rouletabille had told me he wished to be for ever forgotten.
Then, dinner is had at the Hotel with the legal gentleman, and then there are in due succession, nomination, and declaration.
Pott; it having been previously arranged that they should all reassemble at the Town Arms in the morning, and accompany the Honourable Samuel Slumkey's procession to the place of nomination.
On this occasion the three servants were at their post, flattering themselves they should get a few fees; for a rumor of Rabourdin's nomination had spread through the ministry the night before, thanks to Dutocq.