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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.
Congratulations to all the nominees and to your families and welcome to the Committee.
The list of nominees, including two ministers who failed to gain the parliament's approval earlier this year, was submitted to the Lower House of parliament on Saturday for approval.
An important exception to the practice of referring Supreme Court nominees to the Judiciary Committee, however, usually has been made for nominees who, at the time of their nomination, were current or former Members of the U.
Confirmation obstruction and delay of these nominees have steadily increased since the mid 1990s (Goldman 2003).
Her friendly, slightly goofy persona kept the evening lighthearted even when so many of the nominees were dark films.
The nominees are: Bishop Neil Alexander, 52, of the diocese of Atlanta, a former professor at the University of the South with a special interest in music and liturgy; Bishop Edwin Gulick, 57, of Kentucky, a co-chair of the Anglican Roman Catholic Dialogue (U.
Nominees must be approved by a majority of Senators.
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.
Nominees for open office positions include: John Boruta, Rhein Chemie, chair-elect; and Terry R.