nomination

Part of speech: noun

The act or power of nominating.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Henry Cabot Lodge.
  3. At first he declined even to be put in nomination. - "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.