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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.
The confirmation process for individual nominations typically follows these steps:
More than 42,500 nominations submitted for 2008 Abu Dhabi Awards
Nominations are open to scientists of all nationalities regardless of the geographical site at which the work was done.
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.
Any IABC member can nominate a candidate, and there is no limit to the number of nominations a person can make.
Nominations should include a r6sum6 and the following information about nominees: