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.
Recent Examples of nomination from the Web
Donald Glover created this FX series and racked up Emmy nominations for outstanding comedy, directing, writing and lead actor for his portrayal of Earn Marks.
The streaming service earned 91 nominations for this year's Emmy Awards, second only to HBO, which hauled 111, and well ahead of Hulu's 18 and Amazon's 16 according to Business Insider.
A Shake-Up for the 2017 Emmy Nominations—David Sims says that with old favorites like Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones out of the running, this year’s awards could get interesting.
The show, unfortunately, didn’t pick up any nominations this year, despite considerable buzz around its second season, set to debut on July 23rd.
Bush’s nomination now goes to the full Senate, where University of Richmond law school professor Carl Tobias predicts a close vote.
Season Six of Game of Thrones, which premiered April 24, 2016, earned the show a slew of Emmy nominations at last year's ceremony—a whopping 23, with the series picking up 12 trophies including Outstanding Drama Series.
Three out of the five commission slots need to be filled; Mr Obama’s last two nominations failed to win approval because of deep ideological divisions in Congress.
Among the topics discussed were the Affordable Care Act, judicial nominations and religious freedom.
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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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