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
To submit a nomination, go to http://www.courant.com/nominate.
Hers was the most controversial Cabinet nomination by President Trump, requiring Vice President Pence to cast a tie-breaking vote confirming her for the position.
Fly, which was up for eight nominations, tells the tale of four airmen and their training.
Vukmir has put 52,000 miles on her car in pursuit of the nomination, hitting more than 60 of the state's 72 counties.
Kennedy and Biss’s main opponent for the Democratic nomination, J.B. Pritzker, has not announced any celebrity endorsements.
The highest-grossing film of all-time worldwide is Avatar, which won three Oscars from nine nominations, including a best picture nod.
On the other side of the political spectrum, five leading Republicans are running for the GOP nomination: Lt.
The nominations, announced on Tuesday, recognize excellence in professional theater in London.
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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 Senate has to approve the nomination.
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