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Meaning of “nomination” - Learner’s Dictionary

nomination

noun [C, U]     /ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/
SUGGESTION
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.ElectionsRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobsSuggestions and proposals
CHOICE
the choice of someone for a job or to do something: They did everything they could to defeat his nomination to be surgeon general.ElectionsRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobsTaking and choosing
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