nominee [näm΄ə nē′, näm′ə nē΄]
[ NOMIN(ATE) + -EE1]
a person who is nominated, esp. a candidate for election

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  • nominee — nom·i·nee /ˌnä mə nē/ n 1: a person named as the recipient of a grant, conveyance, or annuity 2: a person named or proposed for an office, duty, or position: as a: a person named to act as another s agent or representative b: a candidate selected …   Law dictionary

  • Nominee — Nom i*nee , n. [See {Nominate}, and { ee}.] A person named, or designated, by another, to any office, duty, or position; one nominated, or proposed, by others for office or for election to office. One remains a nominee until one has been elected… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nominee — ● nominee nom (anglais nominee, personne désignée) Personne au nom de laquelle des titres sont immatriculés dans les cas où ils ne le sont pas au nom de leur vrai propriétaire …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nominee — (n.) 1660s, person named for something; see NOMINATE (Cf. nominate) + EE (Cf. ee). Sense of person named as a candidate is attested from 1680s …   Etymology dictionary

  • nominee — *candidate, aspirant, applicant …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • nominee — [n] candidate applicant, appointee, aspirant, contender, contestant, entrant, hopeful*, office seeker, runner, seeker; concept 359 …   New thesaurus

  • nominee — ► NOUN 1) a person who is nominated. 2) a person or company in whose name a company, stock, etc. is registered …   English terms dictionary

  • nominee — A person or firm to whom securities or other properties are transferred to facilitate transactions, while leaving the customer as the actual owner. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary This is the name used by a person or firm such as a custodian when… …   Financial and business terms

  • nominee — nom|i|nee [ˌnɔmıˈni: US ˌna: ] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: nominate] someone who has been officially suggested for an important position, duty, or prize ▪ the Democratic Party presidential nominee nominee for ▪ a nominee for the post of vice… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nominee — [[t]nɒ̱mɪni͟ː[/t]] nominees N COUNT: oft N for n A nominee is someone who is nominated for a job, position, or award. His nominee for vice president was elected only after a second ballot... I was delighted to be a nominee and to receive such a… …   English dictionary

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