Origin of nomination
Examples from the Web for renomination
Once upon a time, they might have attempted to deny him renomination.David's Bookclub: Strom Thurmond's America
April 16, 2013
In his part of the county lived the county superintendent—a candidate for renomination.The Brown Mouse
He had begun it a few days before to use on the occasion of Clayton's renomination.Americans All
In 1876 he was again elected, and in 1878 declined a renomination.
He served one term in Congress, but had failed to secure a renomination.The Struggle for Missouri
They had refused to vote for his renomination in the Convention of 1864.The Life of Lyman Trumbull
- the act of nominating or state of being nominated, esp as an election candidate
Word Origin and History for renomination
early 15c., "act of mentioning by name," from Middle French nomination (14c.), and directly from Latin nominationem (nominative nominatio) "a naming, designation," from nominare "to name" (see nominate (v.)). Meaning "fact of being proposed as a candidate" is attested from late 15c.