nominee

noun

nom·​i·​nee ˌnä-mə-ˈnē How to pronounce nominee (audio)
1
: a person named as the recipient of a grant, conveyance, or annuity
2
: a person named or proposed for an office, duty, or position: as
a
: a person named to act as another's agent or representative
b
: a candidate selected to represent a party in an election
3
: a person in whose name a stock or registered bond certificate is registered but who is not the actual owner

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“Nominee.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/nominee. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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