Meaning of “nominee” in the English Dictionary

"nominee" in American English

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nomineenoun [ C ]

us /ˌnɑm·əˈni/

a person who has been officially suggested for a position, an honor, or election:

He is a nominee for best actor.

(Definition of “nominee” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"nominee" in Business English

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nomineenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌnɒmɪˈniː/ us

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)