[ UK /nˌɒmɪnˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌnɑməˈneɪʃən/ ]
  1. 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
  2. the act of officially naming a candidate
    the Republican nomination for Governor
  3. the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
    his nomination was hotly protested
    there was keen competition for the nomination
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How To Use nomination In A Sentence

  • With the Senate gearing up for an all-consuming battle over judicial nominations, Congress has no time to waste.
  • But Arthur's do-gooder streak didn't particularly please other Republicans, and he became one of the few Presidents to fail to win his own party's nomination for re-election.
  • Obviously, Roosevelt was feeling his way and assuring his nomination in 1904.
  • John Kerry of Massachusetts will accept the party's presidential nomination.
  • Stooping, I lifted the belt, ornamental silver medallions that tinkled faintly together like coins of small denominations. I'LL TAKE YOU THERE
  • It's time for the Senate to release him from legal limbo and give his nomination a final vote by simple majority.
  • He was only the second Catholic to receive the presidential nomination.
  • It was also an interdenominational event and readers from both church communities narrated the passion story.
  • By statute, the borough council has 30 days from the date of the nominations to pick one of the three to become mayor. Home News Tribune - News
  • Consumers should look out for the eight subregions of the "Denomination of Origin of Alentejo," a mark of quality. Trawling for Bargains
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