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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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Returning Officer for NA-48, Islamabad-I, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Islamabad, Muhammad Azam, accepted 80 nomination papers including one which was filed by Non Muslim on General Seat while 10 papers were rejected in the scrutiny process.
There is still a remote chance an Iranian might win a nomination.
The nominations came in from 26 countries from the Arab world, Europe, North America and Africa.
The second change involves some minor revisions to the nomination form.
SANTA CLARITA -- Nominations are being sought for candidates to be considered for the 2007 Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year.
Moreover, many on the left argued that Bush intends to "energize the base" of conservatives on his behalf by nominating a solid constitutionalist to the court in order to please rebellious conservatives who balked at his earlier nomination of White House Counsel Harriet Miers.
If a filibuster is successful, Senators can delay a vote until the President withdraws the nomination or the nominee gives up.
Nominations should include a r6sum6 and the following information about nominees:
Positions authorized but not filled by this process, and subsequent vacancies in the year, shall be filled by appropriate chapter nomination in accordance with chapter bylaws and a vote of the Council at any regular meeting.
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.
Even if it is sent to the floor, it still must have the support of 60 senators in order to close debate on the nomination and bring it up for a vote.
Nominations should be sent to HQ MTMC, 200 Stovall Street, ATTN: MTCA, Alexandria, VA 22332-5000.