|1.||[ noun ] the act of officially naming a candidate|
"the Republican nomination for Governor"
|Related terms:||appointment name|
|2.||[ noun ] 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"
|Related terms:||condition nominate|
|3.||[ noun ] (rhetoric) 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"
|Related terms:||oratory politics|