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Webster 1913 Edition


Nomination

Nomˊi-na′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
nominatio
: cf. F.
nomination
.]
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.
[Obs.]
Bp. Pearson.

Webster 1828 Edition


Nomination

NOMINATION

,
Noun.
1.
The act of naming or of nominating; the act of proposing by name for an office.
2.
The power of nominating or appointing to office.
The nomination of persons to places being a prerogative of the king--
3.
The state of being nominated. AB is in nomination for governor.

Definition 2022


nomination

nomination

English

Noun

nomination (plural nominations)

  1. An act or instance of nominating.
  2. A device or means by which a person or thing is nominated.

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French

Noun

nomination f (plural nominations)

  1. nomination