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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NOMINEE

The only person to appear uninterested was the nominee himself.

Is it true, Mr. Cashel, that Mr. Linton is your nominee for the borough of Derraheeny?

It was a unanimous vote, and the nominee was declared elected.

In early May we embarked on the steamer "Nominee," which was then the fastest boat on the river.

They still hoped that the Sage of Ashland might be the nominee.

The Yucatecan nominee was successful by an enormous majority.

Five delegations paid their respects to the Republican nominee this day.

Ohio and Illinois did honor this day again to the Republican nominee.

Three States did homage to the Republican nominee this date.

Supposing the General Assembly were to reject the nominee, picture the situation!

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, "person named for something; see nominate + -ee. Sense of "person named as a candidate" is attested from 1680s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NOMINEE

appointment

nounjob, position of responsibility
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