nomination

[ nom-uh-ney-shuh n ]
/ ˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

an act or instance of nominating, especially to office: The floor is open for nomination of candidates for the presidency.
the state of being nominated.

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Origin of nomination

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin nōminātiōn- (stem of nōminātiō) a naming, nomination. See nominate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM nomination

non·nom·i·na·tion, nounre·nom·i·na·tion, noun
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nomination
/ (ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun

the act of nominating or state of being nominated, esp as an election candidate
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