Nomination (noun)

  1. The action of nominating someone for a position or office.
  2. The process of putting forward a candidate for an award, honor, or other recognition.
  3. The name or names of the person or people nominated.

Origin:

Early 17th century: from latin nominatio(n-), from nominare "name, call".

Examples:

  1. The nomination process for the presidential candidate was long and arduous.
  2. The nomination of the new Supreme Court Justice was met with controversy.
  3. The award for best actor has five nominations.
  4. He was nominated for the award by his peers.
  5. The nomination of the new CEO was met with much excitement.
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