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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.
These are second nominee Gian Carlo Galang, 34 third nominee Catherine Santos, 33 and fourth nominee Kerwin Pagaran, 31.The fifth nominee, Sharah Shane Makabali, is 29 years old.
It would be recalled that one of the constant questions asked during the screening exercise at the Assembly was the knowledge of the leadership of the All Progressives Party (APC) in the nominee's constituency and some of the rejected nominees were not able to answer them convincingly.
And confused me some more by submitting a new list of nominees with him as first nominee and his wife the second nominee,' she added.
on Tuesday led the filing of a petition to formally oppose Duterte Youth's latest list of nominees that still included the controversial former National Youth Commission chair Ronald Cardema as its first nominee, despite his disqualification.
The Comelec First Division earlier granted the petitions seeking the cancellation of the nomination of Cardema as Duterte Youth partylist first nominee.
She noted the increased nominee registration this year as compared to the previous edition highlighting that renowned artiste, Obakeng of 'Ho tseba Modimo' fame, led this year's nominees with six nominations including that for best gospel music video, best song of the year, best artist of the year, best album of the year, best gospel male artiste and best traditional gospel.
To bolster his claim, he also said he has been consistently the first nominee of the party-list during the 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016 elections.
Instead, three of Rohani's nominees won the support of three-quarters of the Majlis deputies and the least popular nominee still got almost 60 percent backing.