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nom·i·nee

 (nŏm′ə-nē′)
n.
1. One who has been nominated to an office or for a candidacy.
2. Law See dummy.

nominee

(ˌnɒmɪˈniː)
n
1. a person who is nominated to an office or as a candidate
2.
a. a person or organization named to act on behalf of someone else, esp to conceal the identity of the nominator
b. (as modifier): nominee shareholder.
[C17: from nomin(ate) + -ee]

nom•i•nee

(ˌnɒm əˈni)

n.
a person nominated, as to run for elective office.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nominee - a politician who is running for public officenominee - a politician who is running for public office
dark horse - a political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly
favorite son - a United States politician favored mainly in his or her home state
pol, political leader, politico, politician - a person active in party politics
running mate - a nominee for the lesser of two closely related political offices
spoiler - a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
stalking-horse - a candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask the true candidate
write-in, write-in candidate - a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters

nominee

noun candidate, applicant, entrant, contestant, aspirant, runner The President vetoed two Pinochet nominees for the top army rank of major general.
Quotations
"nominee: a modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of public office" [Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Dictionary]

nominee

noun
A person who is appointed to an office or position:
Translations
مُرَشَّح لِمَنْصِب
kandidát
kandidat
e-r sem er tilnefndur
vymenovaná osoba

nominee

[ˌnɒmɪˈniː] N (= person proposed) → candidato/a m/f; (= person appointed) → persona f nombrada
the Democratic nomineeel candidato propuesto por los demócratas

nominee

[ˌnɒmɪˈniː] n
(= candidate for job) → candidat m agréé
(for award)nominé(e) m/f

nominee

nKandidat(in) m(f)

nominee

[ˌnɒmɪˈniː] n (see vb) → candidato/a; (XXX) → persona nominata

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.
References in classic literature ?
He would get active in the union again, and perhaps try to get an office, as he, Harper, had; he would tell all his friends the good points of Doyle, the Republican nominee, and the bad ones of the "sheeny"; and then Scully would furnish a meeting place, and he would start the "Young Men's Republican Association," or something of that sort, and have the rich brewer's best beer by the hogshead, and fireworks and speeches, just like the War Whoop League.
It wants to have a House of Commons which is not weighted with nominees of the landed class, but with representatives of the other interests.
Senator Leahy also refused to act on the nomination of Peter Keisler, President Bushs nominee to the D.
not below the rank of BPS-19, Two Members of Provincial Assembly of Sindh (to be nominated by the Speaker), Secretary (I and C), SGA and C Department, Government of Sindh or his nominee not below the rank of BPS-19, Secretary Finance Department or his nominee not below the rank of BPS-19, Secretary Education and Literacy or his nominee not below the rank of BPS-19.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday submitted a list of seven nominee ministers to fill his cabinet posts seven months after taking office last November.
The Byrnes nomination, by contrast, was given expedited treatment by the Senate since the nominee was a Member of that body.
I found evidence, however, that extensive presidential support of a nominee decreased the likelihood of confirmation.
The Pilobolus Dance Theatre's acrobats morphing into icons of each best picture nominee was a nice touch.
25 that four bishops have been nominated for the position of presiding bishop, including the first female nominee.
This committee holds hearings, during which members question the nominee about his or her judicial philosophy.
The Rubber Division, ACS, announced its nominee slate for 2005.
MILLION DOLLAR BABY Besides the lesbians who helped get Hilary Swank into fighting fettle [see page 50], this seven-time nominee features the Boys Don't Cry star butching it up in the boxing ring.