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English definition of “nominee”


noun [C]     /ˌnɒmɪˈniː/
a person who someone has suggested should be considered to do a particular job , take part in an election , receive an honour , etc.: Each nominee is currently a member of the Board of Directors . Republican leaders decided Saturday to hold a convention to choose their nominee in next year's U.S. Senate race .
FINANCE a person who has been chosen to look after someone's shares , bonds , etc.: They are only eligible if the shares are held in their own and not a nominee's name .
(Definition of nominee noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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