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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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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