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
Haspel's nomination is controversial because of her involvement in the George W. Bush administration's interrogation and detention program, which critics say amounted to torture.
The nomination will not, in other words, be a cakewalk.
The Jackson nomination is over — but Trump's push to oust a man who helped torpedo that bid may be just beginning.
Even seasoned entertainers said the nominations were a thrill.
Jackson's nomination to lead the federal government's second-largest agency was contentious from the start.
President Trump's slapdash nomination of White House physician Ronny L. Jackson to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs is a reminder of the press's watchdog role.
Historically, however, such nominations for NASA administrator have not been partisan affairs.
The success of the GOP’s cynical gridlock scheme helped inspire the next downward dive for democracy, the torpedoing of Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court in 2016.
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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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