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nomination (n.)

early 15c., nominacioun, "act of mentioning by name," from Latin nominationem (nominative nominatio) "a naming, designation," noun of action from past-participle stem of nominare "to name, call by name, give a name to," from nomen "name" (see name (n.)). Meaning "fact of being proposed as a candidate" is attested from late 15c.

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