What does the word nomination mean?

Usage examples for nomination

  1. The last time he seconded the nomination of the man you are to succeed, this was his speech: 'Brother Electors, for twenty years I have been one of the judges at our county cattle- show. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. He reached New York on his return at the end of December, and was there met by the news of General Harrison's nomination by the Whigs. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  3. At first he declined even to be put in nomination. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
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