Definition of renominate in English:


Line breaks: re|nomin¦ate
Pronunciation: /riːˈnɒmɪneɪt


[with object]
Nominate (someone) for a further term of office: the party refused to renominate the country’s president as its candidate
More example sentences
  • But then the party will renominate a president who is for little, if any, of that.
  • Recently, President Bush renominated twelve men and women whom he had previously nominated for federal appellate court judgeships.
  • They presumably know that whatever the near-term practical difficulties that may come with renominating Roberts for the Chief slot, the long-term impact on the Court will far outweigh them.



Pronunciation: /-ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
More example sentences
  • His support had plummeted in the polls while his decision to fight to his political death seemingly ruled out any chance Democrats might support his renomination in 2004.
  • In 1948 the States Rights Democratic Party was founded by diehard Southern Democrats opposed to President Truman's renomination as Democrat candidate, on account of his stand on civil rights.
  • Three and a half months later, he pulled out of the Democratic race for renomination because he couldn't win.

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