nomination

noun
ADJECTIVE
presidential
party
Democratic, Republican
gubernatorial (AmE)
judicial (AmE)
Grammy, Oscar, etc.
VERB + NOMINATION
secure, win
stand for

She is standing for the Democratic Party presidential nomination.

accept
block, filibuster (AmE), oppose
withdraw
support
invite

Nominations are invited for the post of party chairman.

seek

She is seeking nomination as a candidate in the elections.

NOMINATION + NOUN
form, paper (esp. BrE)
process
battle, fight (both esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
nomination as

She has withdrawn her nomination as chairman.

nomination for

his nomination for the Best Actor award

nomination to

support for his nomination to the Supreme Court

He will not accept nomination to the committee.


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  • Nomination — • The designation of a person for an ecclesiastical benefice or office made by the competent civil authority and conferring on the person named the right to be canonically instituted by the ecclesiastical superior. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • nomination — Nomination. s. f. v. Le droit de nommer à un benefice, à une charge, & l usage & l application qu on fait de ce droit. Le Roy a la nomination de tous les Benefices consistoriaux. il a la nomination, & le Pape la collation. ce Benefice est à la… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • nomination — nom‧i‧na‧tion [ˌnɒmˈneɪʆn ǁ ˌnɑː ] noun [countable, uncountable] 1. the act of officially suggesting someone for a job, position, or prize, or the fact of being suggested for it: • All the committee s nominations were approved. 2. the act of… …   Financial and business terms

  • Nomination — Nom i*na tion, n. [L. nominatio: cf. F. nomination.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nomination — I noun appointment, assignment, authorization, choice, choosing, delegation, denomination, deputization, designatio, designation, election, naming, nominatio, ordainment, ordination, proposal, selection II index appointment (act of designating) …   Law dictionary

  • nomination — (n.) early 15c., act of mentioning by name, from M.Fr. nomination (14c.), and directly from L. nominationem (nom. nominatio) a naming, designation, from nominare to name (see NOMINATE (Cf. nominate) (v.)). Meaning fact of being proposed as a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nomination — (lat.), Nennung, Namhaftmachung; auch die Ernennung zu einem Amt, z. B. Nominatio regia, das dem Landesherrn zustehende Recht der Ernennung der Erzbischöfe und Bischöfe …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nomination — Nominatiōn (lat.), Nennung, Ernennung; Nominatĭo auctōris, Benennung des Auktors, im Zivilprozeß die Benennung des Vertreters der Sache durch den Verklagten …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • nomination — /nɑmi neiʃn/, it. /nomi nɛʃon/ s. ingl. [dal lat. nominatio onis, der. di nominare nominare, designare ], usato in ital. al femm. [designazione ufficiale a un premio, in partic. all Oscar: quel film ha avuto tre n. ] ▶◀ candidatura …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • nomination — /nomiˈneʃʃon, ingl. ˌnHmɪˈneɪʃən/ s. f. inv. nomina, candidatura (a un premio, spec. all Oscar) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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