Translation of nominate in Spanish:

nominate

Pronunciation: /ˈnɑːməneɪt; ˈnɒmɪneɪt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (propose) to nominate sb (for sth) [for a post] proponer* or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) postular a algn (para algo) she was nominated for an Oscar fue nominada para un Oscar 1.2 (appoint, choose) nombrar, designar; [candidate] (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Politics/Política] proclamar, nominar
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    • An eight-year-old boy with a heart defect and sight problems is starring in a new film which has been nominated for a BAFTA award.
    • Her film has apparently won two awards and was just nominated for a third in Sydney, Australia.
    • Mother Trisha Harwood has been nominated for a top award for helping her local school grow and branch out in the community.
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    • Under the terms of the trust's loan agreement with the club, Bees United are now in a position to nominate a further director for appointment to the board of Brentford FC Limited.
    • Lin was nominated to the position last month after former president Benny Hu was ousted by the bank's board.
    • Cathryn stood out as someone with a real future in coaching, and we had no hesitation nominating her for the position.

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