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nomination

noun appointment, assignment, choice, choosing, delegation, denomination, deputization, designatio, designation, election, naming, nominatio, ordainment, ordination, proposal, selection
See also: appointment, assignment, choice, deputation, designation, selection

NOMINATION, This word has several significations. 1. An appointment; as, I nominate A B, executor of this my last will. 2. A proposition; the word nominate is used in this sense in the constitution of the United States, art. 2, s. 2, the president "shall nominate, and by and with the consent of the senate, shall appoint ambassadors," &c.

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Those nominations went to pictures from Canada, Norway, Denmark, Austria and Chile, showing what some said was a bent toward chilly countries.
The nominations came in from 26 countries from the Arab world, Europe, North America and Africa.
Jordan is taking part in the three-day meeting to compete with other 115 nominations to win the award.
First, there will be a limited number of nominations that any one agency can submit each year.
Judging for these awards will be done by a committee made up of previous winners, and a selection will be made from the nominations.
Nominations will be accepted through June 30, 2006.
In practice, this means that the President nominates a candidate, who must be voted on by the Senate, which confirms (accepts) or rejects the nomination.
Nominations should include a r6sum6 and the following information about nominees:
Respectfully Submitted, 2003 Nominations Committee:
Why it's here: A total of seven nominations, although its absence from the Best Picture category makes this the first time in 11 years that Miramax isn't competing for the evening's top prize.
In addition, nominations should list a firm's name, president, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number.