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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 ?
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.
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.
Continuing Education Participation A nominees' attendance at national, regional and local conferences and seminars, college courses/degrees, online courses and participation in formal education programs such as the Graduate School of Credit & Financial Management, Mid-Career School, Credit Administration Program, and/or Advanced Credit Administration Program is considered.
Times Square's in the spotlight with multiple nominees and three of New York's largest towers--including two of the City's most famous skyline icons--will do battle for the title of Operating Building of the Year on the evening of February 8, when the curtain goes up on the local round of real estate's most prestigious award--the BOMA/NY Pinnacle Award.
The cartoonist is commenting on recent events involving Supreme Court nominees. (See "The Supreme Court Shuffle," p.
Senators sitting on the Judiciary Committee, which questions nominees and votes on them before the full Senate considers the nomination.
Despite a truce called in May, which led to the confirmation of five controversial judicial nominees, the struggle between Democrats and Republicans over the philosophical direction of the federal judiciary has not abated.
3 more Duterte Youth nominees may be charged !-- -- Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Apart from Ronald Cardema, three other nominees of partylist group Duterte Youth are facing possible election offense for applying to become its nominees despite being overaged, an official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said yesterday.
He added that the nominees' humility and relationship with the grassroots would be held in high esteem.
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 statement was made after the group submitted a new set of nominees to the Comelec with Ronald Cardema and his wife Ducielle as first and second nominees.