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English definition of “nominate”


verb [T]    /ˈnɑm·əˌneɪt/
to officially suggest someone for a position , an honor , or election : She was nominated by the president to serve on the Supreme Court . If someone or something is nominated for a prize , it is one of the official competitors for it. nomination    /ˌnɑm·əˈneɪ·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [U] Three candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency .
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