Definition of 'nomination'
- the act of officially naming a candidate; "the Republican nomination for Governor"
- the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election; "there was keen competition for the nomination"; "his nomination was hotly protested"
- an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election; "the nomination was brief and to the point"
Synonyms: nominating speech nominating address