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
President Barack Obama had nominated Garland to replace the late Antonin Scalia But McConnell wouldn't budge on the nomination, Trump won the White House, and the Republican Senate confirmed conservative Neil Gorsuch last year.
Fractures emerged when Cuccinelli outmaneuvered more mild-mannered Bolling for the 2013 gubernatorial nomination.
Trump nominated a retired Navy admiral, Edward Masso, to replace Melville late last year - but withdrew the nomination last month for unknown reasons, according to Estonian public radio.
Conservatives recoiled at the Supreme Court nomination of Mr. Bush’s White House counsel, Harriet Miers.
There’s every indication that the nomination of Kennedy’s successor will proceed with precision uncharacteristic of Trump’s White House.
While the change in Senate procedures on Supreme Court picks came after the Gorsuch hearings when the nomination was on the floor, Republicans were certain that he was headed to the bench no matter what Democrats did.
Gillum, who is behind in most polls and in raising money, is one of five major Democrats seeking the nomination.
On the Democratic side, candidates and progressive groups are using the upcoming nomination as a fundraising tool.
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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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