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nominate

verb [T] (SUGGEST)    /ˈnɒm.ɪ.neɪt/ US  /ˈnɑː.mə-/
C1 to officially suggest someone for an election, job, position, or honour: He's been nominated by the Green Party as their candidate in the next election. Would you like to nominate anyone for/as director?ElectionsSuggestions and proposals C1 to say officially that a film, song, programme, etc. will be included in a competition for a prize: The film was nominated for an Academy Award.Elections
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