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nomination

noun [C or U] (CHOICE)    /ˌnɒm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌnɑː.mə-/
the act of officially choosing someone for a job or position : The nomination of Judge Watkins as head of the inquiry was a surprise .Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of nomination noun (CHOICE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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