Nominee meaning

nŏmə-nē
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One who has been nominated to an office or for a candidacy.
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A person who is nominated, esp. a candidate for election.
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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.
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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.

The Supreme Court confiscated half of Thaksin Shinawatra's fortune after finding that, while being Prime Minister, he held shares in commercial companies through nominees.

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Origin of nominee

  • nomin(ate) –ee

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition