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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nom·i·na·tion /ˌnɑməˈneʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nom·i·na·tion n.
 1. The act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office; the power of nominating; the state of being nominated; as, to win the nomination.
    The nomination of persons to places being . . . a flower of his crown, he would reserve to himself.   --Clarendon.
 2. The denomination, or name. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of officially naming a candidate; "the Republican
           nomination for Governor"
      2: the condition of having been proposed as a suitable
         candidate for appointment or election; "there was keen
         competition for the nomination"; "his nomination was hotly
      3: an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the
         name of a candidate to run for election; "the nomination
         was brief and to the point" [syn: nominating speech, nominating