nominee Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"nominee" in British English

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nomineenoun [C]

uk   /ˌnɒm.ɪˈniː/  us   /ˌnɑː.mə-/

nominee noun [C] (SUGGESTION)

someone who has been ​nominated for something: All nominees for Treasurer will be ​considered.

nominee noun [C] (CHOICE)

a ​person who is ​officiallychosen for a ​position or ​job
(Definition of nominee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nominee" in American English

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nomineenoun [C]

 us   /ˌnɑm·əˈni/
a ​person who has been ​officiallysuggested for a ​position, an ​honor, or ​election: He is a nominee for ​bestactor.
(Definition of nominee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"nominee" in Business English

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nomineenoun [C]

uk   us   /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. Republicanleaders 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)
Translations of “nominee”
in Arabic مُرشّح…
in Korean 지명된 사람…
in Portuguese candidato, -a…
in Catalan candidat, -a…
in Japanese 指名(推薦)された人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建议, 被提名者…
in Turkish aday, namzet…
in Russian кандидат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建議, 被提名者…
in Italian persona nominata, candidato proposto…
in Polish kandydat/ka…
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