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noun nom·i·nee \ˌnä-mə-ˈnē\

Legal Definition of nominee

  1. 1 :  a person named as the recipient of a grant, conveyance, or annuity

  2. 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. 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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