nominate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈnɒm.ɪ.neɪt/ or /ˈnɒm.ə.neɪt/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈnɑm.ɪ.neɪt/ or /ˈnɑm.ə.neɪt/

Verb[change]

Plain form
nominate

Third-person singular
nominates

Past tense
nominated

Past participle
nominated

Present participle
nominating

  1. (transitive) To name someone for a role or position, including that of an office.
    Jim nominated Tom to be the leader of their group
  2. (transitive) To name something for an award or prize.
    The movie was nominated for an Academy Award.

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