nominee

[ nom-uh-nee ]
/ ˌnɒm əˈni /

noun

a person nominated, as to run for elective office or fill a particular post.
a person in whose name title to real estate or ownership of stock is held but who is not the actual proprietor or holder.

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Origin of nominee

First recorded in 1655–65; nomin(ate) + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for nominee

nominee
/ (ˌnɒmɪˈniː) /

noun

a person who is nominated to an office or as a candidate
  1. a person or organization named to act on behalf of someone else, esp to conceal the identity of the nominator
  2. (as modifier)nominee shareholder

Word Origin for nominee

C17: from nomin(ate) + -ee
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