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Nomination

Nom`i`na´tion
n.1.
1.The act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office; the power of nominating; the state of being nominated; as, to win the nomination.
The nomination of persons to places being . . . a flower of his crown, he would reserve to himself.
- Clarendon.
2.The denomination, or name.
Noun1.nomination - the act of officially naming a candidate; "the Republican nomination for Governor"
2.nomination - 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.nomination - 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"

NOMINATION, This word has several significations. 1. An appointment; as, I nominate A B, executor of this my last will. 2. A proposition; the word nominate is used in this sense in the constitution of the United States, art. 2, s. 2, the president "shall nominate, and by and with the consent of the senate, shall appoint ambassadors," &c.

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