nomination

DEFINITIONS OF: nomination

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n the act of officially naming a candidate

“the Republican nomination for Governor”
Type of:
appointment, assignment, designation, naming
the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

n the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election

“there was keen competition for the nomination
“his nomination was hotly protested”
Type of:
condition, status
a state at a particular time

n an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election

“the nomination was brief and to the point”
Synonyms:
nominating address, nominating speech
Type of:
oratory
addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous)
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