Definition of nomination in English:

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Pronunciation: /nɒmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun]
1The action of nominating or state of being nominated: women’s groups opposed the nomination of the judge [count noun]: the film received five nominations
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  • He was only the second Catholic to receive the presidential nomination.
  • John Kerry of Massachusetts will accept the party's presidential nomination.
  • I'm not going to name names yet, but this will be his second Oscar nomination in the last five years.
1.1 [count noun] A person or thing nominated: send your nominations in by 30th November
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  • There's less than a month to go - so it is time to send in your nominations for our Community Pride awards.
  • Using the entry form printed here, send us your nominations for community heroes who are making a difference.
  • All nominations must be sent in to Jo Gilliland, Mill House, North Street, York.
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