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Noun: nomination  ,nó-mi'ney-shun
  1. The act of officially naming a candidate
    "the Republican nomination for Governor"
  2. The condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
    "there was keen competition for the nomination"; "his nomination was hotly protested"
  3. An address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election
    "the nomination was brief and to the point";
    - nominating speech, nominating address

Derived forms: nominations

Type of: appointment, assignment, condition, designation, naming, oratory, status

Encyclopedia: Nomination