nomination Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “nomination” - English Dictionary

"nomination" in British English

See all translations

nominationnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌnɒm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌnɑː.məˈneɪ.ʃən/
C1 the ​act of ​officiallysuggesting someone or something for a ​job, ​position, or ​prize: There have been two nominations for the new ​job.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

(Definition of nomination from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nomination" in Business English

See all translations

nominationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/
an ​official suggestion that someone should be considered to do a particular ​job, take ​part in an ​election, receive an ​honour, etc.: nomination for sth These are the nominations for the ​outstandingachievementaward this ​year.
the ​act of ​officially choosing someone to do a particular ​job or ​task: They expect to make a nomination for the ​medicalexaminerjob soon.
(Definition of nomination from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of nomination?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“nomination” in Business English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

planet

an extremely large, round mass of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More