[nom-uh-nee] /ˌnɒm əˈni/

a person , as to run for elective office or fill a particular post.
a person in whose name title to real estate or ownership of stock is held but who is not the actual proprietor or holder.
a person who is nominated to an office or as a candidate


1660s, “person named for something; see nominate + -ee. Sense of “person named as a candidate” is attested from 1680s.


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