nominee

noun
nom·​i·​nee | \ ˌnä-mə-ˈnē How to pronounce nominee (audio) \

Legal Definition of nominee

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 4 Dec. 2020.

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