nominee
nom·i·nee /ˌnä-mə-'nē/ n
1: a person named as the recipient of a grant, conveyance, or annuity
2: a person named or proposed for an office, duty, or position: as
a: a person named to act as another's agent or representative
b: a candidate selected to represent a party in an election
3: a person in whose name a stock or registered bond certificate is registered but who is not the actual owner

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

nominee
I (candidate) noun chosen representative, flag bearer, named representative, political representative, selection II (delegate) noun appointee, consignee, licensee, representative, selectee, trustee III index candidate, contender, licensee

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


nominee
n.
A person who has been nominated for a position.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


nominee
1) A person or entity who is requested or named to act for another, such as an agent or trustee.
2) A potential successor to another's rights under a contract. For example, in a real estate purchase agreement, Bob Smith might purchase the property but agree that ownership will be granted to "Bob Smith or nominee."
3) A person chosen by convention, petition, or primary election to be a candidate for public office.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

nominee
England, Wales
A person in whose name assets (for example, company shares) are held, but who does not have any legal or beneficial entitlement to those assets. A nominee is a mere agent of the person who appoints them.
See also

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

nominee
n.
   1) a person or entity who is requested or named to act for another, such as an agent or trustee.
   2) a potential successor to another's rights under a contract. Example: In a real estate purchase agreement, Bob Buyer agrees to purchase the property, but provides that title (legal ownership) will be granted to "Bob Buyer or nominee," so that Buyer can sell his rights to another person before the deal closes, or because Buyer is really acting for someone else.
   3) the executor proposed by a person in a will is a nominee until officially appointed by the judge after the testator (will writer) has died, and the will is submitted for probate (administration of the estate).
   4) a person chosen by convention, petition or primary election to be a candidate for public office.
   See also: agent, executor

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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