Definition of “nomination” - English Dictionary

“nomination” in British English

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nominationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌnɒm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌnɑː.məˈneɪ.ʃən/

nomination noun [ C or U ] (SUGGESTION)

C1 the act of officially suggesting someone or something for a job, position, or prize:

There have been two nominations for the new job.

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  • The closing date for nominations is the fifth of August.
  • The film received four Oscar nominations.
  • Each jury makes three nominations to the board.
  • The actress has received six Academy Award nominations.
  • He was an unsuccessful for the 1972 and 1992 Democratic presidential nominations.

(Definition of “nomination” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“nomination” in Business English

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nominationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/ us

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 outstanding achievement award this year.

the act of officially choosing someone to do a particular job or task:

They expect to make a nomination for the medical examiner job soon.

(Definition of “nomination” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)