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Definition 1: the act of officially naming a candidate - [noun denoting act]

Samples where nomination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Republican nomination for Governor

(nomination is a kind of ...) the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

"the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

Definition 2: an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where nomination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the nomination was brief and to the point

Synonyms for nomination in the sense of this definition

(nomination is a kind of ...) addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous)

"he loved the sound of his own oratory"

(nomination belongs to category ...) the study of government of states and other political units

Definition 3: the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election - [noun denoting state]

Samples where nomination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was keen competition for the nomination
  • his nomination was hotly protested

(nomination is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

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