Examples of nomination in a sentence
We expect him to get the Democratic nomination.
Membership is by nomination only.
The novel earned a nomination for the National Book Award.
The film received five Academy Award nominations.
The nominations for the Academy Awards have been announced.
First Known Use of nomination
NOMINATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nomination for English Language Learners
: the act of formally choosing someone as a candidate for a job, position, office, etc.
: the act of choosing someone for a job, position, office, etc.
: the act of choosing someone or something as a candidate for receiving an honor or award
NOMINATION Defined for Kids
Definition of nomination for Students
: the act or an instance of choosing as a candidate for election, appointment, or honor <The Senate has to approve the nomination.>
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