1 [uncountable and countable]
the act of officially suggesting someone or something for a position, duty, or prize, or the fact of being suggested for it
Who will get the Republican nomination for president?
All the committee's nominations were approved.
the name of a book, film, actor etc that has been suggested to receive an honour or prize:
The nominations for the Academy Awards were announced Tuesday.
3 [uncountable and countable]
the act of giving someone a particular job, or the fact of being given that job
O'Neil's nomination as chief executive