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English definition of “nominate”


verb [T] (CHOOSE)    /ˈnɒm.ɪ.neɪt/ US  /ˈnɑː.mə-/
to officially choose someone for a job or to do something: She was nominated as the delegation's official interpreter . [+ to infinitive] President Yeltsin nominated acting prime minister Sergei Kiriyenko to head the government .Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of nominate verb (CHOOSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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