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English definition of “nomination”

nomination

noun [C or U]     /ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/
an official suggestion that someone should be considered to do a particular job, take part in an election, receive an honour, etc.: nomination for sth These are the nominations for the outstanding achievement award this year.
the act of officially choosing someone to do a particular job or task: They expect to make a nomination for the medical examiner job soon.
(Definition of nomination noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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