nomination

  • 1nomination — [ 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

  • 2Nomination — • 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

  • 3nomination — 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

  • 4nomination — 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

  • 5Nomination — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6nomination — 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

  • 7nomination — (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

  • 8Nomination — (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

  • 9Nomination — Nominatiōn (lat.), Nennung, Ernennung; Nominatĭo auctōris, Benennung des Auktors, im Zivilprozeß die Benennung des Vertreters der Sache durch den Verklagten …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10nomination — /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

  • 11nomination — /nomiˈneʃʃon, ingl. ˌnHmɪˈneɪʃən/ s. f. inv. nomina, candidatura (a un premio, spec. all Oscar) …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 12nomination — [n] appointment for responsibility choice, designation, election, naming, proposal, recommendation, selection, suggestion; concepts 41,50,75,88,300 …

    New thesaurus

  • 13nomination — Nominatio, Nomenclatio, Nomenclatura …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 14nomination — [näm΄ə nā′shən] n. [ME, calling by name < OFr < L nominatio < pp. of nominare: see NOMINATE] the act of nominating or the fact of being nominated …

    English World dictionary

  • 15nomination — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ presidential ▪ party ▪ Democratic, Republican ▪ gubernatorial (AmE) ▪ judicial (AmE) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16nomination — (no mi na sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action de nommer à quelque emploi. La nomination d un directeur général. Les conférences se pensèrent rompre sur la nomination que fit la reine du cardinal pour député, LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, Mém …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 17nomination */ — UK [ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌnɑmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms nomination : singular nomination plural nominations 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… …

    English dictionary

  • 18nomination — n. 1) to place, put smb. (smb. s name) in nomination 2) to accept; reject a nomination 3) a nomination to (a nomination to a committee) * * * [ˌnɒmɪ neɪʃ(ə)n] put smb. (smb. s name) in nomination reject a nomination to accept to place a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19nomination — nom|i|na|tion [ ,namı neıʃn ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount an official suggestion that someone should get a job or prize, or the decision to give them a job or prize: nomination for: The movie received an Oscar nomination for best foreign… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20nomination — [[t]nɒ̱mɪne͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] nominations 1) N COUNT: oft N for n A nomination is an official suggestion of someone as a candidate in an election or for a job. ...his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. ...a list of nominations for… …

    English dictionary