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nomination

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌnɒm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌnɑː.mə-/

nomination noun [C or U] (SUGGESTION)

C1 the act of officially suggesting someone or something for a job, position, or prize: There have been two nominations for the new job.

nomination noun [C or U] (CHOICE)

the act of officially choosing someone for a job or position: The nomination of Judge Watkins as head of the inquiry was a surprise.
(Definition of nomination from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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