Nomination
Nomination Nom`i*na"tion, n. [L. nominatio: cf. F. nomination.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office; the power of nominating; the state of being nominated; as, to win the nomination. [1913 Webster]

The nomination of persons to places being . . . a flower of his crown, he would reserve to himself. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

2. The denomination, or name. [Obs.] --Bp. Pearson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nomination — [ nɔminasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1305; lat. nominatio I ♦ 1 ♦ Action de nommer (qqn) à un emploi, à une fonction, à une dignité. ⇒ désignation. Nomination à un grade, à un poste supérieur (⇒ élévation, promotion) . Nomination brusque, inattendue. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nomination — • The designation of a person for an ecclesiastical benefice or office made by the competent civil authority and conferring on the person named the right to be canonically instituted by the ecclesiastical superior. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • nomination — Nomination. s. f. v. Le droit de nommer à un benefice, à une charge, & l usage & l application qu on fait de ce droit. Le Roy a la nomination de tous les Benefices consistoriaux. il a la nomination, & le Pape la collation. ce Benefice est à la… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • nomination — nom‧i‧na‧tion [ˌnɒmˈneɪʆn ǁ ˌnɑː ] noun [countable, uncountable] 1. the act of officially suggesting someone for a job, position, or prize, or the fact of being suggested for it: • All the committee s nominations were approved. 2. the act of… …   Financial and business terms

  • nomination — I noun appointment, assignment, authorization, choice, choosing, delegation, denomination, deputization, designatio, designation, election, naming, nominatio, ordainment, ordination, proposal, selection II index appointment (act of designating) …   Law dictionary

  • nomination — (n.) early 15c., act of mentioning by name, from M.Fr. nomination (14c.), and directly from L. nominationem (nom. nominatio) a naming, designation, from nominare to name (see NOMINATE (Cf. nominate) (v.)). Meaning fact of being proposed as a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nomination — (lat.), Nennung, Namhaftmachung; auch die Ernennung zu einem Amt, z. B. Nominatio regia, das dem Landesherrn zustehende Recht der Ernennung der Erzbischöfe und Bischöfe …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nomination — Nominatiōn (lat.), Nennung, Ernennung; Nominatĭo auctōris, Benennung des Auktors, im Zivilprozeß die Benennung des Vertreters der Sache durch den Verklagten …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • nomination — /nɑmi neiʃn/, it. /nomi nɛʃon/ s. ingl. [dal lat. nominatio onis, der. di nominare nominare, designare ], usato in ital. al femm. [designazione ufficiale a un premio, in partic. all Oscar: quel film ha avuto tre n. ] ▶◀ candidatura …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • nomination — /nomiˈneʃʃon, ingl. ˌnHmɪˈneɪʃən/ s. f. inv. nomina, candidatura (a un premio, spec. all Oscar) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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