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nominationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌnɒm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌnɑː.mə-/
C1 the ​act of ​officiallysuggesting someone or something for a ​job, ​position, or ​prize: There have been two nominations for the new ​job.

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the ​act of ​officiallychoosing someone for a ​job or ​position: the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme ​Court
(Definition of nomination from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nominationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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 ​outstandingachievementaward this ​year.
the ​act of ​officially choosing someone to do a particular ​job or ​task: They expect to make a nomination for the ​medicalexaminerjob soon.
(Definition of nomination from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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