a person who is nominated, esp. a candidate for election
Origin of nomineenomin(ate) + -ee
- One who has been nominated to an office or for a candidacy.
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Origin of nomineenomin(ate) -ee 1
- A person named, or designated, by another, to any office, duty, or position; one nominated, or proposed, by others for office or for election to office.
- A person or organisation in whose name a security is registered though true ownership is held by another party, called nominator, especially for the purpose of concealing the identity of the nominator.