Definition of nominee in English:


Line breaks: nom|inee
Pronunciation: /nɒmɪˈniː


  • 1A person who is nominated as a candidate for election or for an honour or award: an Oscar nominee
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    • All the more reason for care in selecting the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party.
    • And that base is especially strong in the primary elections that determine the nominee for President.
    • Tom was selected from a distinguished list of nominees for the honour.
  • 2A person or company, not the owner, in whose name a stock, bond, or company is registered: [as modifier]: an offshore nominee company
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    • It means the shares are held in the name of a nominee company of Goodbody.
    • To create a legal mortgage the shares have to be registered in the name of the bank or of its nominee company.
    • We don't have any record of the nominee name in the share register.


mid 17th century: from nominate + -ee.

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