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ˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃənnom·i·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nominationnoun

    the act of officially naming a candidate

    "the Republican nomination for Governor"

  2. nominationnoun

    the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election

    "there was keen competition for the nomination"; "his nomination was hotly protested"

  3. nominating speech, nominating address, nominationnoun

    an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election

    "the nomination was brief and to the point"

Wiktionary

  1. nominationnoun

    An act or instance of nominating.

  2. nominationnoun

    A device or means by which a person or thing is nominated.

  3. Etymology: From nominationem (nominative of nominatio, from verb nominare)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nominationnoun

    the act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office; the power of nominating; the state of being nominated

  2. Nominationnoun

    the denomination, or name

  3. Etymology: [L. nominatio: cf. F. nomination.]

Freebase

  1. Nomination

    Nomination is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an office, or the bestowing of an honor or award. In the context of elections for public office, a candidate who has been selected by a political party is normally said to be the nominee of that party. The party's selection is typically accomplished either based on one or more primary elections or by means of a political party convention or caucus, according to the rules of the party and any applicable election laws. A collection of nominees approved from the full list of candidates is usually known as a shortlist; public statements of support for a candidate's nomination are known as endorsements. In some jurisdictions the nominee of a recognized political party is entitled to appear on the general election ballot paper. Candidates who are unaffiliated with any political party are typically required to submit a nominating petition in order to gain ballot access. In others all candidates have to meet nomination rules criteria to stand. Candidate comes from the Latin word "candida". In Ancient Rome, people running for political office would often wear togas chalked and bleached to be bright white. Such garments would be worn by candidates at speeches, debates, conventions, and other public functions.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. nomination

    1. Paradigrammatics, or the art of molding figures in plaster. 2. The call of the vile. 3. In democracies, the divine sacrament administered to ignorance. 3. The election, divination and apotheosis of a paramount parasite.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nomination in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nomination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of nomination in a Sentence

  1. Edison Hayden:

    With Marco Rubio,( Miller) made what I would describe as heavily racially motivated attacks. There is, for example, one email, in which Marco Rubio sends with the subject line' this is how it begins.' The email features an article which is about how diverse the field of the GOP nomination is, noting that Marco Rubio is a Marco Rubio.

  2. Merrick Garland:

    Look the job of Biden Justice Department in making decisions of law is not is not to back any administration, previous or present... And the essence of the rule of law is what I said when I accepted the nomination for attorney general, it is that like cases be treated alike, that there not the one rule for Democrats and another for Republicans, that there not be one rule for friends and another for foes.

  3. Barack Hussein Obama:

    We have a number of women candidates and we have one gay candidate and those candidates are going to have barriers if they win the nomination or if they win the general election just like I did.

  4. Dick Durbin:

    To be the first to make history in our nation you need to have an exceptional life story, judge Jackson’s achievements are well known to the Senate Judiciary Committee as we approved her to the D.C. Circuit less than a year ago with bipartisan support. We will begin immediately to move forward on her nomination with the careful, fair, and professional approach she and America are entitled to.

  5. Donald Trump:

    If he gets the nomination, they're going to sue his ass up.

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