Meaning of “nomination” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/

the act of officially suggesting a person for a job or their work for a prize:

to seek/win a nomination
He won the Democratic nomination for mayor of Chicago.
She has just received her fourth Oscar nomination.

the choice of someone for a job or to do something:

They did everything they could to defeat his nomination to be surgeon general.

(Definition of “nomination” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)