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NOMINATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does nomination mean? 

NOMINATION (noun)
  The noun NOMINATION has 3 senses:

1. the act of officially naming a candidate
2. the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
3. an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election

  Familiarity information: NOMINATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


NOMINATION (noun)


Sense 1nomination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of officially naming a candidate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

the Republican nomination for Governor

Hypernyms ("nomination" is a kind of...):

appointment; assignment; designation; naming (the act of putting a person into a non-elective position)


Sense 2nomination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context examples:

there was keen competition for the nomination / his nomination was hotly protested

Hypernyms ("nomination" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)


Sense 3nomination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

nominating address; nominating speech; nomination

Context example:

the nomination was brief and to the point

Hypernyms ("nomination" is a kind of...):

oratory (addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous))

Domain category:

government; political science; politics (the study of government of states and other political units)


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