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noun British English pronunciation: nomination /ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularnomination
pluralnominations
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an official suggestion that someone should get a job or a prize, or the decision to give them a job or a prize
    nomination for:

    The film received an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film.

    We need nominations for her successor.

    nomination to:

    Most people approved of her nomination to the committee.

    nomination as:

    I didn't support his nomination as chairman.

  2. 2
    [countable] a book, film, actor etc that has been suggested to receive an honour or a prize
    nomination for:

    Her book was one of the nominations for the award.

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