NOMINATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NOMINATION
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 n.  act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office
Classic Sentence:
1  Most skilful, too, was his audacity in nominating himself contrary to the expectation of the nobles, and in proposing colleagues on whom he could depend to carry out his ends.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLI.
2  But on Pacuvius desiring them to propose a substitute, the meeting was quieted, and after a brief pause one of the commons was nominated.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLVII.
3  And the same thing happening in every case, each and all of those nominated were judged unworthy of senatorial rank.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLVII.
4  Then he became alarmed, and dared not stay any longer at Nimes, so he solicited a change of residence, and, as he was in reality very influential, he was nominated to Versailles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
5  It is safe with me," said the Outlaw, "so be that this thy scroll produce the sum therein nominated and set down.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
6  I nominated him and was the Rhetor.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
7  Their power was nominal but they had at least been able to keep the state government in the hands of native Georgians.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVII
8  He says that there can be no high civilization without enslavement of the masses, either nominal or real.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
9  It was no nominal meal that we were going to make, but a vigorous reality.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVII
10  Even your constant little heart need not take fright at such a nominal change.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
11  Though nominally included in the census of Christendom, he was still an alien to it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
12  The city, which was owned by an oligarchy of business men, being nominally ruled by the people, a huge army of graft was necessary for the purpose of effecting the transfer of power.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 25
13  There had come to Scully a proposition to nominate a certain rich brewer who lived upon a swell boulevard that skirted the district, and who coveted the big badge and the "honorable" of an alderman.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 25
14  He asked me who the nominators were; and I told him.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  I will not accept if nominated, and will serve if selected.
17  He was nominated by the African National Congress as one of its team at the Groote Sehuur talks.
18  He's been nominated by the Green Party as their candidate in the next election.
19  He has now been formally nominated as presidential candidate.
20  The board nominated her as the new director.
21  It was an amazing year for female performances and to be nominated amongst them was really incredible.
22  A nominal charge is made for use of the tennis courts.
23  The shares were sold for well below their nominal value.
24  She is only the nominal chairman: the real work is done by somebody else.
25  He offered to drive her to the airport for only a nominal fee.
26  There is a nominal stipend for this position, it is a good job for you.
27  Some broad equity price indexes have increased to all-time highs in nominal terms since the end of 2013.
28  The company could not indicate a person even nominally responsible for staff training.
29  They said Democrats should be allowed to nominate the Democrat of their choosing, and Republicans, the Republican candidate of theirs.
30  I nominate John to represent us at the meeting.