Meaning of nomination

nom•i•na•tion

Pronunciation: (nom"u-nā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or instance of nominating, esp. to office: The floor is open for nomination of candidates for the presidency.
  2. the state of being nominated.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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