nomination


nomination
I noun appointment, assignment, authorization, choice, choosing, delegation, denomination, deputization, designatio, designation, election, naming, nominatio, ordainment, ordination, proposal, selection II index appointment (act of designating), assignment (designation), deputation (selection of delegates), selection (choice)

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nomination
England, Wales
In the context of administration of a deceased's estate, a formal instruction given by an individual (the nominor), that states who should receive, or have the benefit of, an asset owned by the nominor when he or she dies.
Nominations may be made in relation to pensions and deposits held in Friendly Societies. Nominations can be binding (unless and until they are revoked or amended by the nominor), or they can be merely a statement of wishes (for example, to guide the trustees of a pension fund). See also nominated assets.

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

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  • nomination — [ nɔminasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1305; lat. nominatio I ♦ 1 ♦ Action de nommer (qqn) à un emploi, à une fonction, à une dignité. ⇒ désignation. Nomination à un grade, à un poste supérieur (⇒ élévation, promotion) . Nomination brusque, inattendue. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nomination — • The designation of a person for an ecclesiastical benefice or office made by the competent civil authority and conferring on the person named the right to be canonically instituted by the ecclesiastical superior. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • nomination — Nomination. s. f. v. Le droit de nommer à un benefice, à une charge, & l usage & l application qu on fait de ce droit. Le Roy a la nomination de tous les Benefices consistoriaux. il a la nomination, & le Pape la collation. ce Benefice est à la… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • nomination — nom‧i‧na‧tion [ˌnɒmˈneɪʆn ǁ ˌnɑː ] noun [countable, uncountable] 1. the act of officially suggesting someone for a job, position, or prize, or the fact of being suggested for it: • All the committee s nominations were approved. 2. the act of… …   Financial and business terms

  • Nomination — Nom i*na tion, n. [L. nominatio: cf. F. nomination.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nomination — (n.) early 15c., act of mentioning by name, from M.Fr. nomination (14c.), and directly from L. nominationem (nom. nominatio) a naming, designation, from nominare to name (see NOMINATE (Cf. nominate) (v.)). Meaning fact of being proposed as a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nomination — (lat.), Nennung, Namhaftmachung; auch die Ernennung zu einem Amt, z. B. Nominatio regia, das dem Landesherrn zustehende Recht der Ernennung der Erzbischöfe und Bischöfe …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nomination — Nominatiōn (lat.), Nennung, Ernennung; Nominatĭo auctōris, Benennung des Auktors, im Zivilprozeß die Benennung des Vertreters der Sache durch den Verklagten …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • nomination — /nɑmi neiʃn/, it. /nomi nɛʃon/ s. ingl. [dal lat. nominatio onis, der. di nominare nominare, designare ], usato in ital. al femm. [designazione ufficiale a un premio, in partic. all Oscar: quel film ha avuto tre n. ] ▶◀ candidatura …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • nomination — /nomiˈneʃʃon, ingl. ˌnHmɪˈneɪʃən/ s. f. inv. nomina, candidatura (a un premio, spec. all Oscar) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione


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