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nominate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnominatenom‧i‧nate /ˈnɒməneɪt $ ˈnɑː-/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 SUGGESTto officially suggest someone or something for an important position, duty, or prizenominate somebody/something for something Ferraro was the first woman to be nominated for the job of vice president.nominate somebody/something as something She has been nominated as Best Actress for her part in the film ‘Forever Together’.nominate somebody to do something I nominate John to represent us at the meeting.see thesaurus at suggest2 CHOOSEto give someone a particular jobnominate somebody as something Next year Mr Jenks will retire and Mr Broadbent will be nominated as his replacement.nominate somebody to something She was nominated to the legislative council.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
nominateThen another six are chosen whom anybody can nominate.It was then that the Democrats met in Baltimore to nominate Andrew Jackson for a second term.Although he had been nominated as a conservative by Protestant Unionists within the constituency, he had quickly become an O'Neill supporter.I was nominated as chairman.It was expected that he would nominate Bramwell as his successor.The advisers would be overseen by an investment board nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate.By now it was clear that Bush was going to be nominated for President.Jane Campion was one of the people nominated for the 'Best Director' award.They nominated her as the British spokesperson at the International Arms Conference.The President has power to nominate people to certain key offices, including judge of the Supreme Court.The series has never won an Emmy, though it has been nominated repeatedly.We need a treasurer. Does anyone want to nominate somebody?Perrier invited consumers to nominate the restaurant they believed deserved the title of Best Restaurant of the Year in late 1990.Lee was the first Chinese American nominated to head the Civil Rights Division.Mills is expected to be formally nominated to the board next month.Whoever is nominated today will go forward to the leadership elections.The only black nominated was director Diane Houston for a live-action short film.nominate somebody as somethingReagan nominated him as CIA director in 1987.
From Longman Business Dictionarynominatenom‧i‧nate /ˈnɒməneɪtˈnɑː-/ verb [transitive]1to officially suggest that someone should have a job, position, or prizenominate somebody for somethingNo one has yet been nominated for the post.nominate somebody as somethingJohn S. Tamagni was nominated as vice chairman.nominate somebody to do somethingI nominate Jane to represent us at the meeting.2to officially choose someone to do a particular jobnominate somebody as somethingThey are seeking to have themselves nominated as directors.nominate somebody to somethingEach country can nominate two members to the committee.nominate somebody to do somethingHe may nominate someone else to stand in for him at meetings.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
nominate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theynominate
he, she, itnominates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theynominated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave nominated
he, she, ithas nominated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad nominated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill nominate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have nominated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam nominating
he, she, itis nominating
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you, we, theyare nominating
Past
I, he, she, itwas nominating
you, we, theywere nominating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been nominating
he, she, ithas been nominating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been nominating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be nominating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been nominating
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